Coins weigh 3.24 grams, a diameter of 19.05 mm and a thickness of 1.65 mm. They have a composition of .955 copper, .030 tin, .015 zinc.
Due to the Canadian economy, the large cent was replaced with a small cent to conserve copper. Similar in size and composition to that of the United States.
695 18-10 Standard Bank of Canada $5 1919, PMG F15 "Annotation" Ser. #387806/A