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5 cents 1858

5 cents 1858
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1-cent, 5-cents, 10-cents and 20-cents pieces were coined by the Royal Mint in London and were the first of official decimal coins struck for a part of what is now Canada... Read more »

5 cents 1858 prices and values

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1858 - Small Date $8.00$14.90$28.40$40.50$70.00$130$200
1858 - Large Date $86.70$110$180$260$450$760$1,520
1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #1 $75.00$120$220$320$540$980$1,570
1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #2 $75.00$120$220$320$540$980$1,570
1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #3 $75.00$120$220$320$540$980$1,570

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1858 - Small Date $370$510$830$1,110---
1858 - Large Date $2,450$3,430$4,540$10,800---
1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #1 $2,450-$5,400----
1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #2 $2,110-$5,400----
1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #3 $2,450-$5,400----

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1858 - Small Date --$980$2,820$3,920--
1858 - Large Date --$3,430$5,600$7,800--
1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #1 -------
1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #2 -------
1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #3 -------

SP (Specimen): Special collectors coins struck at the Mint with a frosted/mirror appearance on the design and effigy from 1996 to 2019. 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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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.

Errors and varieties from the community

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Die errors and varieties
#1883 5 cents 1858 - Die crack at the bottom of the reverse drooperdolan
#1950 5 cents 1858 - Die crack at the left of the reverse -
#2506 5 cents 1858 - Die crack on the first 8 of the date Dan Dupont-Jarrett
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#1882 5 cents 1858 - Tilted ANA of Canada drooperdolan

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1858 - Small Date : 1,460,389
  • 5 cents 1858 - Large Date : n/a
  • 5 cents 1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #1 : n/a
  • 5 cents 1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #2 : n/a
  • 5 cents 1858 - Large Date - Double 8 #3 : n/a

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: ↑↓

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

Last update : Friday, August 30, 2019