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1 cent 1981

1 cent 1981
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1 cent 1981 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 1981 is $0.02.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1981 $0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.03$0.04
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1981 $0.15$0.65$1.15$7.80$18.20$140-
Variety PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1981 ---$1.00$7.50$41.70$39.20
Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1981 ----$2.50$9.80$17.00

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Errors and varieties from the community
Planchet errors and varieties
#10 1 cent 1981 - Clipped killerbee
#560 1 cent 1981 - Clipped Lightw4re
#940 1 cent 1981 - Clipped Ana´s
#1046 1 cent 1981 - Clipped flavoie
#1047 1 cent 1981 - Clipped flavoie
#3197 1 cent 1981 - Clipped ainsivalavie
#3198 1 cent 1981 - Clipped ainsivalavie
#3199 1 cent 1981 - Clipped ainsivalavie
#3200 1 cent 1981 - Clipped ainsivalavie
#30 1 cent 1981 - Double clipped DaKaMis
#81 1 cent 1981 - Double clipped jess
#2642 1 cent 1981 - Double clipped ziphandel2
#1074 1 cent 1981 - Flaw planchet (lamination) Chemicalpete
Die errors and varieties
#3536 1 cent 1981 - Double Canada bidjobi
#3966 1 cent 1981 - Die chip in the G of KG PIERRE-JEAN
#1726 1 cent 1981 - Die chip under the first A of Canada Sonic
#3596 1 cent 1981 - Die chip under the last A of Canada bidjobi
#3963 1 cent 1859 - Die clash under the queen's chin fizzz
#2090 1 cent 1981 - Die clash above the date Jcc1966
#3936 1 cent 1981 - Die crack under C of Canada bidjobi
#3573 1 cent 1981 - Filling under the leaves ainsivalavie
#2006 1 cent 1981 - Retained broken die at the top of the reverse lamothe
Strike errors and varieties
#1040 1 cent 1981 - Capped die flavoie
#2028 1 cent 1981 - Capped die abderrahime
#2538 1 cent 1981 - Double struck : reverse on reverse Double frappe : avers sur avers Abikida
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#3908 1 cent 1981 - Attached beads above Regina bidjobi
#1400 1 cent 1981 - Denticles on collar dlavoie
#3594 1 cent 1981 - Double denticles at the left of the reverse bidjobi
#3595 1 cent 1981 - Double denticles at the right of the reverse bidjobi
#3895 1 cent 1981 - Mark above the last 1 of 1981 bidjobi
#3537 1 cent 1981 - Mark above the last 1 of the date bidjobi

Mintage

  • 1 cent 1981 : 1,209,468,500

Specifications

  • Alloy: 98% copper, 0.5% tin and 1.5% zinc
  • Weight: 2.8 grams
  • Diameter : 19.00 mm, thickness: 1.38 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Reverse: G.E.Kruger-Gray
  • Designer: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Reverse: G.E.Kruger-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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