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5 cents 1870

5 cents 1870
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5 cents 1870 prices and values

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1870 - Flat (wide) Border $7.10$13.10$26.50$40.50$54.30$110$200
1870 - Flat (wide) Border - 1/1 $10.40$19.60$34.30$49.00$83.30$150$220
1870 - Raised (narrow) Border $6.50$13.10$26.50$37.40$60.50$120$190

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1870 - Flat (wide) Border $390$480$920$1,520$6,500--
1870 - Flat (wide) Border - 1/1 $470------
1870 - Raised (narrow) Border $390$590$980$2,210--$17,300

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1870 - Flat (wide) Border --$1,960$4,170$6,400--
1870 - Flat (wide) Border - 1/1 -------
1870 - Raised (narrow) Border --$1,960$4,170$6,400--

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

Flat (wide) Border

The border of the coin is wide.

Raised (narrow) Border

The border of the coin is narrow.

Errors and varieties from the community

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Die errors and varieties
#284 5 cents 1870 - Die crack near the right leaves versim
#2675 5 cents 1870 - Die crack on the A of Regina missinglink3
#3347 5 cents 1870 - Die crack on the E of DEI -
#2676 5 cents 1870 - Die crack on the I of DEI missinglink3
#3348 5 cents 1870 - Die crack on the N of Regina -
#2674 5 cents 1870 - Die crack on the R of Gratia missinglink3
#3349 5 cents 1870 - Die crack on the R of Victoria -
#3350 5 cents 1870 - Die crack on the second I of Victoria -
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#1957 5 cents 1870 - Double 7 -

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1870 - Flat (wide) Border : 2,800,000
  • 5 cents 1870 - Flat (wide) Border - 1/1 : n/a
  • 5 cents 1870 - Raised (narrow) Border : n/a

Specifications - 5 cents 1870 - Flat (wide) Border

  • 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