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5 cents 1945

5 cents 1945
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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.

5 cents 1945 prices and values

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1945 --$0.10$0.15$0.25$2.40$3.30
1945 - Missing Chrome ---$2.90$4.40$8.30$12.30

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1945 $5.80$6.30$11.60$19.90$59.50$180-
1945 - Missing Chrome $21.60$35.30$49.00$150$290$1,060-

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1945 -----$1,500-
1945 - Missing Chrome -------

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 1945 - No chrome

Errors and varieties from the community
Planchet errors and varieties
#4008 5 cents 1945 - Flaw planchet sadfun
Die errors and varieties
#2311 5 cents 1945 - Die chip in the C of Cents Liizice
#950 5 cents 1945 - Die chip on the C and D of Canada Line
#1107 5 cents 1945 - Die clash above the king al
#717 5 cents 1945 - Die clashes above T.S. dlavoie
#342 5 cents 1945 - Die clashes in the middle of the obverse Dot36
#716 5 cents 1945 - Die clashes under Canada Dot36
#1871 5 cents 1945 - Double die clash above T.S. andre
#2723 5 cents 1945 - Die crack above the D of Canada Oli1999
#718 5 cents 1945 - Die crack above the N of Canada sage_ralph
#2486 5 cents 1945 - Die crack around IND : IMP 2uimx4u
#1268 5 cents 1945 - Die crack in the king's hairZoell #F175b - Minor Coin Varieties - 3th Edition - 1965 Dot36
#581 5 cents 1945 - Die crack on RGVIS and between C and E of Cents Lightw4re
#1106 5 cents 1945 - Die crack on the left leaf al
#3259 5 cents 1945 - Die crack on the V of VI micro5
#2270 5 cents 1945 - Die crack under the king MA
#3241 5 cents 1945 - Die crack under the king Oli1999
#2686 5 cents 1945 - Die damage in front of the king's face lamothe
#1120 5 cents 1945 - Dot near the king's nose Matrat57
#1864 5 cents 1945 - Mortar set Dot36
#2692 5 cents 1945 - Mortar set on the obverse micro5
#958 5 cents 1945 - Retained broken dieZoell #FL175o - Minor Coin Varieties - 3th Edition - 1965 -
#1745 5 cents 1945 - Retained broken die at the bottom of the king lamothe
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#3651 5 cents 1945 - Double reverse castor

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1945 : 18,893,216
  • 5 cents 1945 - Missing Chrome : n/a

Specifications - 5 cents 1945

  • 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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