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5 cents 1891

5 cents 1891
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5 cents 1891 prices and values

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1891 - Obverse # 2 $4.00$5.60$9.80$14.10$22.10$46.00$100
1891 - Obverse # 2 - 8/8 $6.50$14.70$19.60$24.50$34.30$73.50$150
1891 - Obverse # 5 $4.00$5.60$9.80$14.10$20.80$46.10$110

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1891 - Obverse # 2 $250$380$550$840---
1891 - Obverse # 2 - 8/8 $470$500$690----
1891 - Obverse # 5 $250$320$600$880---

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Varieties

Obverse # 2

Long top lip.

5 cents 1891 - Obverse # 2

Obverse # 2 - 8/8

Long top lip.

5 cents 1891 - Obverse # 2

5 cents 1891 - Double 8

Obverse # 5

Short top lip.

5 cents 1891 - Obverse # 5

Errors and varieties from the community

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Die errors and varieties
#3356 5 cents 1891 - Die crack on the I of DEI -
#1956 5 cents 1891 - Die crack on the T of Victoria -
#3355 5 cents 1891 - Die crack on Victoria -
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#3357 5 cents 1891 - Double 8 -
#2115 5 cents 1891 - Double 9 al
#3354 5 cents 1891 - Double D of DEI -
#3353 5 cents 1891 - Double T and O of Victoria -
#2114 5 cents 1891 - Double V and O of Victoria al

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1891 - Obverse # 2 : 1,800,000
  • 5 cents 1891 - Obverse # 2 - 8/8 : n/a
  • 5 cents 1891 - Obverse # 5 : n/a

Specifications - 5 cents 1891 - Obverse # 2

  • 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 1891 - Obverse # 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 : Friday, August 30, 2019