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5 cents 1885

5 cents 1885
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5 cents 1885 prices and values

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 5 cents 1885 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 1885 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1885 - Small 5 $6.70$12.10$20.90$34.60$73.50$190$480
1885 - Small 5 over 5 $23.80$42.50$84.90$150$260$690$1,570
1885 - Large 5 $8.80$19.30$30.40$53.90$90.80$240$520
1885 - Large 5 over 5 $24.50$37.60$68.60$120$230$520$1,010

5 cents 1885 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1885 - Small 5 $1,080$2,160$3,150$6,900---
1885 - Small 5 over 5 $5,900$13,900$20,100----
1885 - Large 5 $1,130$2,160$3,600$7,800---
1885 - Large 5 over 5 $2,180$2,450$5,900$8,800---

5 cents 1885 SP3

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Year 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 --$7,800$11,200$14,700--
1885 - Large 5 over 5 -------

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Errors and 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

Large 5 over 5

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Mintage

  • 5 cents 1885 - Small 5 : 1 000 000
  • 5 cents 1885 - Small 5 over 5 : Included
  • 5 cents 1885 - Large 5 : Included
  • 5 cents 1885 - Large 5 over 5 : Included

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: ↑↓

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 1885 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 1885 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 : Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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