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5 cents 1880

5 cents 1880
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5 cents 1880 prices and values

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1880 - Obverse # 2 - H $14.40$24.50$49.00$79.70$240$350$400
1880 - Obverse # 3 - H $4.10$5.90$10.80$17.60$56.30$84.80$170

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1880 - Obverse # 2 - H $450$530$590$1,010---
1880 - Obverse # 3 - H $440$690$1,010$1,420$3,920$7,700-

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1880 - Obverse # 2 - H -------
1880 - Obverse # 3 - H --$2,450$5,100$7,800--

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

Obverse # 2 - H

1 cent 1872 - H

Errors and varieties from the community

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Die errors and varieties
#3631 5 cents 1880 - Dot above T of Cents Spix
#3630 5 cents 1880 - Dot after 5 Spix
#2243 5 cents 1880 - Dot under the N of Canada sam1382

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1880 - Obverse # 2 - H : 3,000,000
  • 5 cents 1880 - Obverse # 3 - H : n/a

Specifications

  • 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