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5 cents 1870

5 cents 1870
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5 cents 1870 prices and values

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 5 cents 1870 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 1870 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1870 - Flat Border $7.10$14.70$25.00$40.00$60.20$130$190
1870 - Flat Border - 1/1 $10.40$20.00$30.00$42.50$65.00$140$200
1870 - Raised Border $6.50$13.00$23.30$38.30$61.70$130$190

5 cents 1870 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1870 - Flat Border $380$620$1,030$2,250$2,850--
1870 - Flat Border - 1/1 $410$680$1,030$2,140---
1870 - Raised Border $370$620$930$1,890$3,330--

5 cents 1870 SP3

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Year SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1870 - Flat Border --$1,900$4,790$6,200--
1870 - Flat Border - 1/1 -------
1870 - Raised Border --$1,900$4,390$5,600--

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Errors and varieties

Flat Border

The border of the coin is wide.

Flat Border - 1/1

N/A

Raised Border

The border of the coin is narrow.

More errors and varieties

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1870 - Flat Border : 2 800 000
  • 5 cents 1870 - Flat Border - 1/1 : Included
  • 5 cents 1870 - Raised Border : Included

Specifications - 5 cents 1870 - Flat 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: ↑↓

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 1870 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 1870 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 : Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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