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5 cents 1885

5 cents 1885
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5 cents 1885 prices and values

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1885 - Small 5 $6.70$12.10$24.20$38.80$84.90$170$450
1885 - Small 5 over 5 $23.80$52.30$98.10$200$280$600$1,730
1885 - Large 5 $8.80$16.00$27.10$43.80$85.00$210$510
1885 - Large 5 over 5 $18.00$24.50$56.30$84.90$160$290$720

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1885 - Small 5 $1,190$2,160$3,760$6,200---
1885 - Small 5 over 5 $4,310------
1885 - Large 5 $1,310$2,180$3,780$5,600---
1885 - Large 5 over 5 $1,760$2,450$4,900$7,100---

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1885 - Small 5 -------
1885 - Small 5 over 5 -------
1885 - Large 5 --$6,400$9,100$11,800--
1885 - Large 5 over 5 -------

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 5

5 cents 1885 - Small 5

Small 5 over 5

5 cents 1885 - Small 5 over 5

Large 5

5 cents 1885 - Large 5

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1885 - Small 5 : 1,000,000
  • 5 cents 1885 - Small 5 over 5 : n/a
  • 5 cents 1885 - Large 5 : n/a
  • 5 cents 1885 - Large 5 over 5 : n/a

Specifications - 5 cents 1885 - Small 5

  • 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 1885 - Large 5

  • 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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