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5 cents 1858

5 cents 1858
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5 cents 1858 prices and values

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 5 cents 1858 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.

5 cents 1858 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1858 - Small Date $10.00$18.30$29.50$44.70$68.50$120$210
1858 - Large Date $86.70$110$200$290$470$910$1,420
1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #1 $100$210$290$370$560$930$1,410
1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #2 $110$210$290$370$560$930$1,410
1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #3 $110$210$290$370$560$930$1,410

5 cents 1858 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1858 - Small Date $400$490$860$1,570$3,920--
1858 - Large Date $2,290$3,430$4,120$10,800$15,700--
1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #1 $2,160$3,330$3,870$10,500---
1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #2 $2,160$3,330$3,870$10,500---
1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #3 $2,160$3,330$3,870$10,500---

5 cents 1858 SP3

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Year SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1858 - Small Date --$980$2,790$3,920--
1858 - Large Date --$2,450$4,900$6,600--
1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #1 -------
1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #2 -------
1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #3 -------

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Errors and varieties

Small Date

The 5 of the date is smaller.

5 cents 1858 - Small date

Zoell #X101a - Major coin varieties - Fourth Edition #1 - 1966

Large Date

L5 cents 1858 - Large date

Zoell #X101c - Major coin varieties - Fourth Edition #1 - 1966

Large Date - Double 8 #1

The first 8 of the date is doubled.

5 cents - Double 8

The picture above also shows a die crack on the first 9 of the date

Large Date - Double 8 #2

The second 8 of the date is doubled to the left.

5 cents - Double 8

Large Date - Double 8 #3

The second 8 of the date is doubled to the right.

More errors and varieties

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1858 - Small Date : 1 460 389
  • 5 cents 1858 - Large Date : Included
  • 5 cents 1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #1 : Included
  • 5 cents 1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #2 : Included
  • 5 cents 1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #3 : Included

Specifications - 5 cents 1858 - Small Date

  • Alloy: 92.5% silver, 7.5% copper
  • Weight: 1.16 gram
  • Diameter : 15.5 mm
  • Engraver: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Designer: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↓

Legend

  • - : No value assigned for this grade.
  • : Lower value by more than 2.1% since last update.
  • : Higher value by more than 2.1% since last update.

Notes

  1. The value of a 5 cents 1858 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 5 cents 1858 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, January 9, 2018

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