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5 cents 1944

5 cents 1944
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As this was the end of World War II and the demand for copper and zinc was high, 5 cents coins of 1944 and 1945 were produced in steel coated with nickel and chrome plated. Only a small amount of 5 cents coins of 1944 and 1945 were not chrome plated. These coins are differentiated by their duller appearance. The Royal Canadian Mint also suggest that 8 000 5 cents 1944 tombac coins were produced. Of these, only one is known to date.

5 cents 1944 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
1944 --$0.10$0.15$0.35$2.50$4.30
1944 - Missing Chrome --$0.25$0.25$0.60$2.20$4.90
1944 - Tombac ----$95,000--

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1944 $7.90$9.40$10.90$17.00$45.10$130-
1944 - Missing Chrome $11.30$14.70$30.40$61.30$210--
1944 - Tombac -------

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1944 --$290$440$630--
1944 - Missing Chrome -------
1944 - Tombac -------

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

Missing Chrome

1 cent 1944 - No chrome

Tombac

Only one known.

1 cent 1944 - Tombac

Errors and varieties from the community

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1944 : 11,532,784
  • 5 cents 1944 - Missing Chrome : n/a
  • 5 cents 1944 - Tombac : 8,000

Specifications - 5 cents 1944

  • Alloy: Steel coated with nickel .0127 mm and .0003 mm chrome plated
  • Weight: 4.54 grams
  • Diameter : 21.3 mm (opposite corners) and 20.87 mm (opposite sides)
  • Engraver: Obverse: T. H. Paget, Thomas Shingles, Reverse: Thomas Shingles
  • Designer: Obverse: T. H. Paget, Thomas Shingles, Reverse: Thomas Shingles
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Magnetism: Magnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

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

Last update : Friday, August 31, 2018

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