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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$8.50$13.40$18.30$27.00$52.10$96.80
1891 - Obverse # 2 - 8/8 $6.50$13.20$19.60$25.50$39.20$76.00$130
1891 - Obverse # 5 $4.00$8.50$13.40$19.90$25.20$49.80$100
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1891 - Obverse # 2 $240$390$570$1,230---
1891 - Obverse # 2 - 8/8 $360$500$770$1,230---
1891 - Obverse # 5 $220$390$580$1,230---

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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

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 : Monday, August 27, 2018

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