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5 cents 1865 to 1896

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1870 - Flat (wide) Border $7.10$12.40$23.90$39.90$54.70$110$200
1870 - Flat (wide) Border - 1/1 $10.40$19.60$34.30$49.00$83.30$150$220
1870 - Raised (narrow) Border $6.50$13.40$25.50$43.10$63.00$110$190
1871 $8.40$14.40$23.20$41.50$67.00$120$190
1871 - 1/1 $10.00$14.70$24.50$44.10$73.50$170$250
1871 - 7/7 $10.00$14.70$24.50$44.10$73.50$170$250
1872 - H $6.50$11.40$21.20$35.60$55.90$120$210
1872 - H - 2/2 $10.60$24.50$49.00$98.00$150$320$490
1872 - H - 7/7 $10.70$24.50$49.00$98.00$150$320$490
1874 - Crosslet 4 (large date) - H $8.70$17.00$31.00$61.30$120$260$440
1874 - Plain 4 (small date) - H $10.00$18.00$37.60$76.80$140$250$350
1874 - Plain 4 (small date) - 4/4 - H $17.60$29.40$49.00$98.00$200$290$390
1875 - Small Date - H $58.80$110$220$320$560$870$1,520
1875 - Small Date - 5/5 - H $96.50$150$290$370$740$1,180$1,960
1875 - Large Date - H $120$270$440$580$1,050$2,030$4,080
1880 - Obverse # 2 - H $14.40$24.50$49.00$79.70$180$350$400
1880 - Obverse # 3 - H $4.10$7.80$12.70$18.60$36.10$82.30$170
1881 - H $4.50$7.20$14.10$21.80$44.10$110$250
1882 - H $5.50$8.20$16.70$26.90$55.30$120$220
1883 - Obverse # 5 - H $10.50$18.00$36.10$68.60$110$300$590
1883 - Obverse # 4 - H -$180$390$610$880$1,470-
1884 - Near 4 $57.70$89.60$170$300$460$1,050$2,270
1884 - Far 4 $68.60$98.00$170$260$450$1,310$2,450
1885 - Small 5 $6.70$12.10$24.20$38.80$84.90$170$450
1885 - Small 5 over 5 $23.80$52.30$98.10$200$280$600$1,730
1885 - Large 5 $8.80$16.00$27.10$43.80$85.00$210$510
1885 - Large 5 over 5 $18.00$24.50$56.30$84.90$160$290$720
1886 - Small 6 $6.80$9.80$16.70$23.10$42.50$91.40$240
1886 - Large 6 $6.90$10.50$21.20$32.70$55.10$130$280
1887 $11.00$15.70$31.00$48.80$91.00$230$310
1887 - 7/7 $17.70$24.50$39.20$73.50$130$270$540
1888 $3.90$6.90$11.80$18.30$35.00$75.80$130
1889 $9.70$21.90$44.10$59.00$110$260$450
1890 - H $3.70$7.20$12.40$20.10$37.20$100$160
1890 - H - Error I's -----$110-
1891 - Obverse # 2 $4.00$6.90$11.40$16.00$23.30$48.40$100
1891 - Obverse # 2 - 8/8 $6.50$14.70$19.60$24.50$34.30$73.50$150
1891 - Obverse # 5 $4.00$6.90$11.40$17.60$22.30$46.10$110
1892 - Obverse # 2 $4.00$7.20$12.40$19.30$36.30$92.40$190
1893 $2.50$6.90$11.40$15.00$24.30$42.90$110
1893 - Repunched 8 -------
1894 $7.90$14.70$24.50$49.00$84.00$170$300
1896 $4.50$6.90$11.40$17.60$23.20$43.70$140
1896 - Large 96 -----$100-
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1870 - Flat (wide) Border $400$480$970$1,550$4,960--
1870 - Flat (wide) Border - 1/1 $470------
1870 - Raised (narrow) Border $390$590$980----
1871 $410$530$790$1,170---
1871 - 1/1 $440$550$700$880$4,010--
1871 - 7/7 $440$550$700$860$4,000--
1872 - H $540$880$1,420$3,060$3,630$13,000-
1872 - H - 2/2 $980------
1872 - H - 7/7 $980------
1874 - Crosslet 4 (large date) - H $820$950$1,760$3,700$5,500--
1874 - Plain 4 (small date) - H $690$790$1,500$3,430$4,500$14,000-
1874 - Plain 4 (small date) - 4/4 - H -------
1875 - Small Date - H $3,430$5,400$9,500----
1875 - Small Date - 5/5 - H -------
1875 - Large Date - H $7,800------
1880 - Obverse # 2 - H $450$500$590$1,010---
1880 - Obverse # 3 - H $440$690$960$1,420---
1881 - H $490$830$1,110----
1882 - H $520$710$1,110$1,930$3,920$13,000-
1883 - Obverse # 5 - H $1,390$1,850$3,180----
1883 - Obverse # 4 - H -------
1884 - Near 4 $5,400$8,800$13,400----
1884 - Far 4 $5,400$8,800$13,700----
1885 - Small 5 $1,190$2,160$3,760$6,200---
1885 - Small 5 over 5 $4,310------
1885 - Large 5 $1,310$2,180$3,780$5,600---
1885 - Large 5 over 5 $1,760$2,450$4,900$7,100---
1886 - Small 6 $530$890$1,850$3,430$5,000$18,900-
1886 - Large 6 $600$980$1,890$3,250$16,500--
1887 $700$960$1,480$2,530---
1887 - 7/7 $900$1,030$1,470$3,690$5,500$11,500-
1888 $280$370$660$1,140$1,310--
1889 $800$1,320$2,120$4,440---
1890 - H $360$420$650$1,000$1,920-$8,900
1890 - H - Error I's -------
1891 - Obverse # 2 $250$390$570----
1891 - Obverse # 2 - 8/8 $470$500$690----
1891 - Obverse # 5 $240$330$580$950---
1892 - Obverse # 2 $460$740$1,180$1,800$4,000$7,700-
1893 $260$390$650$910$1,500$2,950-
1893 - Repunched 8 ----$1,770--
1894 $620$1,080$1,800$3,680---
1896 $300$370$690$1,270$2,450$9,400-
1896 - Large 96 -------
Variety PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1870 - Flat (wide) Border -------
1870 - Flat (wide) Border - 1/1 -------
1870 - Raised (narrow) Border -------
1871 -------
1871 - 1/1 -------
1871 - 7/7 -------
1872 - H -------
1872 - H - 2/2 -------
1872 - H - 7/7 -------
1874 - Crosslet 4 (large date) - H -------
1874 - Plain 4 (small date) - H -------
1874 - Plain 4 (small date) - 4/4 - H -------
1875 - Small Date - H -------
1875 - Small Date - 5/5 - H -------
1875 - Large Date - H -------
1880 - Obverse # 2 - H -------
1880 - Obverse # 3 - H -------
1881 - H -------
1882 - H -------
1883 - Obverse # 5 - H -------
1883 - Obverse # 4 - H -------
1884 - Near 4 -------
1884 - Far 4 -------
1885 - Small 5 -------
1885 - Small 5 over 5 -------
1885 - Large 5 -------
1885 - Large 5 over 5 -------
1886 - Small 6 -------
1886 - Large 6 -------
1887 -------
1887 - 7/7 -------
1888 -------
1889 -------
1890 - H -------
1890 - H - Error I's -------
1891 - Obverse # 2 -------
1891 - Obverse # 2 - 8/8 -------
1891 - Obverse # 5 -------
1892 - Obverse # 2 -------
1893 -------
1893 - Repunched 8 -------
1894 -------
1896 -------
1896 - Large 96 -------

PL (Proof-like): Special coins struck at the Mint with a brilliant relief is struck on a brilliant field and not intended for circulation despite the fact that their composition is identical to the coins produced for circulation. If Proof-like coins have been removed from their protective envelope or original package, it is harder to differentiate them from uncirculated coins. Proof-like coins are struck up to two times on numismatic presses. Also called Brilliant uncirculated (BUNC).

Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1870 - Flat (wide) Border --$1,960$4,170$6,400--
1870 - Flat (wide) Border - 1/1 -------
1870 - Raised (narrow) Border --$1,960$4,170$6,400--
1871 -------
1871 - 1/1 -------
1871 - 7/7 -------
1872 - H --$3,190$5,500$7,800--
1872 - H - 2/2 -------
1872 - H - 7/7 -------
1874 - Crosslet 4 (large date) - H --$2,450$7,100$11,800--
1874 - Plain 4 (small date) - H -------
1874 - Plain 4 (small date) - 4/4 - H -------
1875 - Small Date - H --$7,800$16,200$24,500--
1875 - Small Date - 5/5 - H -------
1875 - Large Date - H --$7,800$16,200$24,500--
1880 - Obverse # 2 - H -------
1880 - Obverse # 3 - H --$2,450$5,100$7,800--
1881 - H --$2,450$5,100$7,800--
1882 - H --$3,190$5,500$7,800--
1883 - Obverse # 5 - H -------
1883 - Obverse # 4 - H -------
1884 - Near 4 --$9,800$24,500$39,200--
1884 - Far 4 -------
1885 - Small 5 -------
1885 - Small 5 over 5 -------
1885 - Large 5 --$6,400$9,100$11,800--
1885 - Large 5 over 5 -------
1886 - Small 6 --$6,400$9,100$11,800--
1886 - Large 6 -------
1887 -------
1887 - 7/7 -------
1888 -------
1889 -------
1890 - H -------
1890 - H - Error I's -------
1891 - Obverse # 2 -------
1891 - Obverse # 2 - 8/8 -------
1891 - Obverse # 5 -------
1892 - Obverse # 2 -------
1893 -------
1893 - Repunched 8 -------
1894 -------
1896 -------
1896 - Large 96 -------

SP (Specimen): Special collectors coins struck at the Mint with a frosted/mirror appearance on the design and effigy from 1996 to 2019. Before 1996, if specimen coins have been removed from their protective envelope or original package, it is harder to differentiate them from PL coins. Specimen coins are struck up to two times on numismatic presses.

View the grading section to identify grades (AG-3, F-12, AU-50, MS, PL, SP).

The values on this page are in Canadian dollars (CAD).

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