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5 cents 1908

5 cents 1908
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5 cents 1908 prices and values

The value of a canadian coin depends on several factors such as quality and wear, supply and demand, rarity, finish and more.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1908 - Small 8 --$10.10$16.30$29.60$55.00$93.30
1908 - Large 8 --$46.70$88.20$140$250$390

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1908 - Small 8 $130$200$230$340$840-$5,200
1908 - Large 8 $740$980$1,390$2,120$4,220--

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1908 - Small 8 --$150$440$740--
1908 - Large 8 --$150$440$740--

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 8

5 cents 1908 - Small 8

Large 8

5 cents 1908 - Large 8

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1908 - Small 8 : 1,197,780
  • 5 cents 1908 - Large 8 : n/a

Specifications - 5 cents 1908 - Small 8

  • Alloy: 92.5% silver, 7.5% copper
  • Weight: 1.16 gram (1.17 gram for the year 1910)
  • Diameter : 15.50 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Georges W. DeSaulles, Reverse: W. H. J. Blakemore
  • Designer: Obverse: Georges W. DeSaulles, Reverse: W. H. J. Blakemore
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

The values on this page are in Canadian dollars (CAD).

Last update : Thursday, November 15, 2018

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