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1 cent 1974

1 cent 1974
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1 cent 1974 prices and values

The value of a canadian coin depends on several factors such as quality and wear, supply and demand, rarity, finish and more. The melt and minimum value of a 1 cent 1974 is $0.03.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1974 ---$0.03$0.03$0.03$0.03

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1974 $0.03$0.25$0.50$7.00$17.40$66.90-

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Variety PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1974 ----$10.00$30.00-

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
1974 -----$14.80$19.60

SP (Specimen): Special collectors coins struck at the Mint with a frosted/mirror appearance on the design and effigy from 1996 to 2018. 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.

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Errors and varieties from the community
Planchet errors and varieties
#659 1 cent 1974 - Clipped Chicky
#1043 1 cent 1974 - Clipped flavoie
#1045 1 cent 1974 - Clipped flavoie
#1423 1 cent 1974 - Clipped Patrick R
#2652 1 cent 1974 - Clipped Numinard
#3184 1 cent 1974 - Clipped ainsivalavie
#3208 1 cent 1974 - Clipped ainsivalavie
#3209 1 cent 1974 - Clipped ainsivalavie
#1024 1 cent 1974 - Flaw planchet -
#3934 1 cent 1974 - Flaw planchet on obverse bidjobi
#3853 1 cent 1974 - Lamination François Rufiange
Die errors and varieties
#2007 1 cent 1974 - Die chip behind the queen lamothe
#1597 1 cent 1974 - Die chip on the D of Canada centurion
#3928 1 cent 1974 - Die crack after the last A of Canada bidjobi
#1591 1 cent 1974 - Die crack at the end of the right leaf centurion
#1592 1 cent 1974 - Die crack on the R of Regina centurion
#3558 1 cent 1974 - Die crack under the E of Cent bidjobi
#1593 1 cent 1974 - Die damage above R of Regina centurion
#1594 1 cent 1974 - Filling in front of the queen centurion
#2532 1 cent 1974 - Rotated 145 degrees Le Chat
Strike errors and varieties
#1568 1 cent 1974 - Partial collar poenix688
#163 1 cent 1974 - Off center Dot36
#1943 1 cent 1974 - Uncentered broadstrike -
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#3979 1 cent 1972 - Double queen's forehead BeauRéal
#3521 1 cent 1974 - Double 4 bidjobi
#1718 1 cent 1974 - Double BE of Elizabeth centurion
#3622 1 cent 1974 - Double D.G.Regina Jcc1966
#3623 1 cent 1974 - Double H II of Elizabeth II Jcc1966
#1595 1 cent 1974 - Double of last A of Canada centurion
#1596 1 cent 1974 - Double queen's back centurion
#3585 1 cent 1974 - Line under the queen bidjobi
#3960 1 cent 1974 - Struck through a late stage die cap bidjobi

Mintage

  • 1 cent 1974 : 692,058,489

Specifications

  • Alloy: 98% copper, 0.5% tin and 1.5% zinc
  • Weight: 3.24 grams
  • Diameter : 19.05 mm, thickness: 1.55 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Reverse: G.E.Gruger-Gray
  • Designer: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Reverse: G.E.Gruger-Gray
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

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

Last update : Thursday, November 8, 2018

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