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5 cents 1897

5 cents 1897
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5 cents 1897 prices and values

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1897 - Slender 8 $3.30$7.80$12.40$17.30$26.00$49.60$110
1897 - Wide 8 $5.60$8.50$15.00$20.60$33.20$63.70$120
1897 - Slender 8/Wide 8 $12.00$18.00$29.40$45.70$75.10$140$250
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1897 - Slender 8 $250$390$590$1,080$2,450--
1897 - Wide 8 $270$390$660$1,080---
1897 - Slender 8/Wide 8 $480$690$1,140$1,760---

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Varieties

Slender 8

The 7 is far from the 9 in the date.

5 cents 1897 - Slender 8

Wide 8

The 7 is near the 9 in the date.

5 cents 1897 - Wide 8

Errors and varieties from the community

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1897 - Slender 8 : Included
  • 5 cents 1897 - Wide 8 : 1 319 280
  • 5 cents 1897 - Slender 8/Wide 8 : Included

Specifications - 5 cents 1897 - Slender 8

  • 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 : Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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