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1 cent 1979

1 cent 1979
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1 cent 1979 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 1979 is $0.02.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1979 $0.03$0.03$0.03$0.03$0.03$0.04$0.04
1979 - Double 9 $0.03$0.03$0.03$0.03$0.03$0.04$0.04
1979 - Double 79 $0.03$0.03$0.03$0.03$0.03$0.04$0.04
1979 - Double 979 $0.03$0.03$0.03$0.03$0.03$0.04$0.05
1979 - Double 1979 -------
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1979 $0.15$0.65$1.15$7.10$17.10$48.40-
1979 - Double 9 $0.15$1.00$1.80$8.60$18.60$21.30-
1979 - Double 79 $0.15$1.00$1.80$8.20$19.20$42.90-
1979 - Double 979 $0.45$5.10$10.10$11.50$17.70$33.80-
1979 - Double 1979 $1.95$3.60$4.90$14.70$34.30$150-
Variety PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1979 ---$0.75$7.40$30.00$37.00
1979 - Double 9 -------
1979 - Double 79 -------
1979 - Double 979 -------
1979 - Double 1979 -------
Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1979 ----$2.50$9.80$14.70
1979 - Double 9 -------
1979 - Double 79 -------
1979 - Double 979 -------
1979 - Double 1979 -------

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Varieties

Double 9

1 cent 1979 - Double 9

Double 79

1 cent 1979 - Double 79

Double 979

1 cent 1979 - Double 979

Double 1979

1 cent 1979 - Double 1979

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Errors and varieties from the community

Mintage

  • 1 cent 1979 : 753,942,953
  • 1 cent 1979 - Double 9 : n/a
  • 1 cent 1979 - Double 79 : n/a
  • 1 cent 1979 - Double 979 : n/a
  • 1 cent 1979 - Double 1979 : n/a

Specifications - 1 cent 1979

  • 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 : Friday, August 10, 2018

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