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1 dollar 1979

1 dollar 1979
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1 dollar 1979 prices and values

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 1 dollar 1979 varies. Below, the details of the value of the coin according to its grade. To help you know the meaning of grades such as G4, VG8, F12, VF20, EF40, AU50, MS60, etc., you can jump to the grading section.

1 dollar 1979 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1979 ----$1.00$1.00$1.00

1 dollar 1979 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1979 $1.90$3.00$8.00$22.90$160--

1 dollar 1979 PL3

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Year PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1979 ---$3.00$6.30$17.50$33.30

1 dollar 1979 SP3

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Year SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1979 ----$6.30$15.00$25.00

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Mintage

  • 1 dollar 1979 : 1 884 789

Specifications

  • Alloy: 100% nickel
  • Weight: 15.62 grams
  • Diameter : 32.13 mm, thickness: 2.62 mm for 1978-1982, for 1983-1986 2.55mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Reverse: Emanuel Hahn
  • Designer: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Reverse: Emanuel Hahn
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Magnetism: Magnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

Legend

  • - : No value assigned for this grade.
  • : Lower value since last update.
  • : Higher value since last update.

Notes

  1. The value of a 1 dollar 1979 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 1 dollar 1979 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 : Tuesday, March 7, 2017

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