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5 cents 1947 Newfoundland

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5 cents 1947 - Newfoundland
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John Cabot is given credit for the discovery of Newfoundland in 1497, although many believe that the Vikings were there hundreds of years earlier. By 1583 the English had firmly established their rule over the island, and Newfoundland remained a British colony until 1949, when it entered Confederation as the tenth province of Canada... Read more »

5 cents 1947 Newfoundland prices and values

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 5 cents 1947 varies. Below, the details of the value of the coin according to its grade.

5 cents 1947 values of circulating coins1


Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1947 - C --$5.30$6.60$9.80$26.10$50.00

5 cents 1947 values of uncirculated coins2


Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1947 - C $110$160$240$350$590--

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Errors and varieties


The letter C is visible at the bottom of the reverse.

5 cents 1940 C - Newfoundland

Another error and variety


  • 5 cents 1947 - C : 38 400


  • - : No value assigned for this grade.
  • : Lower value by more than 2.1% since last update.
  • : Higher value by more than 2.1% since last update.


  1. The value of a 5 cents 1947 Newfoundland circulating coin generally concerns coins with an apparent wear due to the circulation. These coins rarely retain their original luster.
  2. The value of a 5 cents 1947 Newfoundland uncirculating coin generally concerns coins without visible wear. These coins generally retain their original luster.
  3. PL and SP coins come from uncirculated sets. They are made with a better quality than coins destined to the circulation.
  4. The values displayed on this page are in Canadian dollars.

Last update : Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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