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5 cents 1951

5 cents 1951
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5 cents 1951 prices and values

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1951 - Comm. (1751-1951) --$0.20$0.30$0.35$2.40$5.10
1951 - Low Relief --$0.20$1.25$1.70$2.30$3.30
1951 - Low Relief - Missing Chrome --$30.00$34.30$98.00$250$390
1951 - High Relief --$420$620$870$1,430$2,290

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1951 - Comm. (1751-1951) $8.60$10.60$12.50$21.60$95.50--
1951 - Low Relief $5.90$5.90$12.50$21.90$120--
1951 - Low Relief - Missing Chrome $780$1,180$1,760----
1951 - High Relief $2,940$3,430$3,600$3,900$4,100--

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1951 - Comm. (1751-1951) --$83.30$160$270--
1951 - Low Relief -------
1951 - Low Relief - Missing Chrome -------
1951 - High Relief --$1,750$3,190$3,440--

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

Comm. (1751-1951)

5 cents 1951 - Commemorative

Low Relief

The last "A" of GRATIA points between two denticules. The reverse must show a beaver.

5 cents 1951 - Low relief

High Relief

The last "A" of GRATIA points to a denticule. The reverse must show a beaver.

5 cents 1951 - High relief

Errors and varieties from the community
Die errors and varieties
#1289 5 cents 1951 - Cuds Ana´s
#224 5 cents 1951 - Double reverseZoell #D182n - Minor Coin Varieties - 4th Edition - 1968 Lightw4re
#244 5 cents 1951 - Bee on king's headZoell #B182n - Minor Coin Varieties - 3th Edition - 1965 greatgaet
#708 5 cent s1951 - Die clashes above the king's nose Numi
#709 5 cents 1951 - Die clashes around the king Numi
#710 5 cents 1951 - Die clashes on reverse Numi
#347 5 cents 1951 - Half moonZoell #C182p - Minor Coin Varieties - 3th Edition - 1965 V@utour
#584 5 cents 1951 - Half moonZoell #C182p - Minor Coin Varieties - 3th Edition - 1965 Lightw4re
#1349 5 cents 1951 - Die crack above the last A of Canada Matrat57
#2706 5 cents 1951 - Die crack above the N of Canada Oli1999
#1111 5 cents 1951 - Die crack before George quasimodo2
#2712 5 cents 1951 - Die crack between the R and G of Goergivs Oli1999
#586 5 cents 1951 - Die crack between the T and S of Cents Lightw4re
#3225 5 cents 1951 - Die crack on the M of Imp Oli1999
#3716 5 cents 1951 - Dot near the king's eye ainsivalavie
#750 5 cents 1951 - Dot on king's neckZoell #B182c - Minor Coin Varieties - 3th Edition - 1965 lulu46
#219 5 cents 1951 - Filling around the kingZoell #178q - Canadian Coin - Variety Catalog - 1st Edition - 1961 mithrandir
#1232 5 cents 1951 - Misaligned die andre
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#2244 5 cents 1951 - Chimney patrick66patrick450
#1490 5 cents 1951 - Double CentsZoell #R183c - Canadian Coin - Variety Catalog - 2nd Edition - 1962 lamothe
#1737 5 cents 1951 - Fading R of Georgivs centurion
#2259 5 cents 1951 - Line on king's headZoell #F182b - centurion

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1951 - Comm. (1751-1951) : 8,239,321
  • 5 cents 1951 - Low Relief : n/a
  • 5 cents 1951 - Low Relief - Missing Chrome : n/a
  • 5 cents 1951 - High Relief : 4,313,410

Specifications - 5 cents 1951 - Comm. (1751-1951)

  • Alloy: 100% nickel
  • Weight: 4.54 grams
  • Diameter : 21.3 mm (opposite corners) and 20.87 mm (opposite sides)
  • Engraver: Obverse: T. H. Paget, Thomas Shingles, Reverse Stephan Trenka
  • Designer: Obverse: T. H. Paget, Thomas Shingles, Reverse Stephan Trenka
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Magnetism: Magnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

Specifications - 5 cents 1951 - Low Relief

  • 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, G.E. Kruger-Gray
  • Designer: Obverse: T. H. Paget, Thomas Shingles, Reverse: Thomas Shingles, G.E. Kruger-Gray
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Magnetism: Magnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

Specifications - 5 cents 1951 - High Relief

  • 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, G.E. Kruger-Gray
  • Designer: Obverse: T. H. Paget, Thomas Shingles, Reverse: Thomas Shingles, G.E. Kruger-Gray
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Magnetism: Magnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

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

Last update : Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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