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5 cents 1874

5 cents 1874
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In 1874, there is two different sizes of the date. There are the small date with the plain 4 and the large date with the crosslet 4.

5 cents 1874 prices and values

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 5 cents 1874 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 1874 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1874 - Crosslet 4 - H $8.70$18.60$32.70$57.40$110$260$430
1874 - Plain 4 - H $12.80$19.60$39.20$73.50$130$250$340
1874 - Plain 4 - 4/4 - H $17.60$29.40$49.00$98.00$200$290$390

5 cents 1874 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1874 - Crosslet 4 - H $780$960$1,660$4,410$6,400--
1874 - Plain 4 - H $630$980$1,490$3,430$4,900--
1874 - Plain 4 - 4/4 - H $1,230$2,010$2,700$4,000---

5 cents 1874 SP3

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Year SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1874 - Crosslet 4 - H --$2,450$7,100$11,000--
1874 - Plain 4 - H ----$14,700--
1874 - Plain 4 - 4/4 - H -------

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Errors and varieties

Crosslet 4 - H

5 cents 1874 - Crosslet 4

Zoell #X105c - Major coin varieties - Third Edition #1 - 1965

The letter H is visible at the bottom of the reverse.

5 cent 1872 - H

Plain 4 - H

5 cents 1874 - Plain 4

Zoell #A105 - Major coin varieties - Third Edition #1 - 1965

The letter H is visible at the bottom of the reverse.

5 cent 1872 - H

Plain 4 - 4/4 - H

The plain 4 of the date is doubled.

Another error and variety

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1874 - Crosslet 4 - H : 800 000
  • 5 cents 1874 - Plain 4 - H : Included
  • 5 cents 1874 - Plain 4 - 4/4 - H : Included

Specifications - 5 cents 1874 - Crosslet 4 - H

  • 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 1874 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 1874 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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