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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

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
1945 --$0.10$0.15$0.25$2.40$3.30
1945 - Missing Chrome ---$2.90$4.40$8.30$12.30
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-
Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1945 -----$1,500-
1945 - Missing Chrome -------

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Varieties

Missing Chrome

1 cent 1945 - No chrome

Errors and varieties from the community

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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