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5 cents 1875

5 cents 1875
The date on the image can be different from the year selected.

In 1875, there is two different sizes of the date. That's why we have two varities : Large date and Small Date. The shape of the 5 is also different in each variety.

5 cents 1875 prices and values

The value of a canadian coin depends on several factors such as quality and wear, supply and demand, rarity, finish and more.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1875 - Small Date - H $58.80$110$220$320$560$870$1,520
1875 - Small Date - 5/5 - H $96.50$150$290$370$740$1,180$1,960
1875 - Large Date - H $120$270$440$580$1,050$2,030$4,080

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1875 - Small Date - H $3,430$5,400$9,500----
1875 - Small Date - 5/5 - H -------
1875 - Large Date - H $7,800------

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1875 - Small Date - H --$7,800$16,200$24,500--
1875 - Small Date - 5/5 - H -------
1875 - Large Date - H --$7,800$16,200$24,500--

SP (Specimen): Special collectors coins struck at the Mint with a frosted/mirror appearance on the design and effigy from 1996 to 2018. 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 - H

5 cents 1875 - Small date

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

5 cent 1875 - H

Small Date - 5/5 - H

The 5 of the small date (see above) is doubled).

Large Date - H

5 cents 1875 - Large date

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

5 cent 1875 - H

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1875 - Small Date - H : 1,000,000
  • 5 cents 1875 - Small Date - 5/5 - H : n/a
  • 5 cents 1875 - Large Date - H : n/a

Specifications - 5 cents 1875 - Small Date - 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: ↑↓

Specifications - 5 cents 1875 - Large Date - 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: ↑↓

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

Last update : Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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