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5 cents 1871

5 cents 1871
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5 cents 1871 prices and values

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1871 $8.40$14.10$25.50$40.50$63.70$110$180
1871 - 1/1 $10.00$19.60$34.30$53.90$83.30$170$250
1871 - 7/7 $10.00$19.60$34.30$53.90$83.30$170$250

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1871 $390$530$770$1,170---
1871 - 1/1 $440$550$700$880$4,010--
1871 - 7/7 $440$550$700$860---

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Varieties

1/1

The last 1 of the date is doubled.

7/7

The 7 of the date is doubled.

Errors and varieties from the community

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Die errors and varieties
#2487 5 cents 1871 - Die crack between N and A of Canada ignoweir
#3352 5 cents 1871 - Die crack between the O and R of Victoria -
#3351 5 cents 1871 - Die crack on the I of DEI -

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1871 : 1,400,000
  • 5 cents 1871 - 1/1 : n/a
  • 5 cents 1871 - 7/7 : n/a

Specifications - 5 cents 1871

  • 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