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5 cents 1951

5 cents 1951
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5 cents 1951 prices and values

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 5 cents 1951 varies. Below, the details of the value of the coin according to its grade. To help you know the meaning of grades such as G4, VG8, F12, VF20, EF40, AU50, MS60, etc., you can jump to the grading section.

5 cents 1951 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1951 - Comm. (1751-1951) --$0.15$0.20$0.20$1.85$3.90
1951 - High Relief --$420$640$900$1,640$2,210
1951 - Low Relief --$0.20$1.10$1.50$2.00$2.80
1951 - Low Relief - Missing Chrome --$95.00$95.00$95.00$200$300

5 cents 1951 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1951 - Comm. (1751-1951) $6.70$9.20$11.70$20.80$120--
1951 - High Relief $2,840$3,430$3,770$4,170$4,610--
1951 - Low Relief $5.60$5.90$11.20$20.30$120--
1951 - Low Relief - Missing Chrome $710$950$1,000$1,100$1,470--

5 cents 1951 SP3

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Year SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1951 - Comm. (1751-1951) --$83.30$180$260--
1951 - High Relief --$1,960$3,190$4,020--
1951 - Low Relief --$200$410---
1951 - Low Relief - Missing Chrome -------

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Errors and varieties

Comm. (1751-1951)

5 cents 1951 - Commemorative

High Relief

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

5 cents 1951 - High relief

Low Relief

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

5 cents 1951 - Low relief

Low Relief - Missing Chrome

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More errors and varieties

Mintage

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

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 - 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: ↑↑

Legend

  • - : No value assigned for this grade.
  • : Lower value by more than 2.1% since last update.
  • : Higher value by more than 2.1% since last update.

Notes

  1. The value of a 5 cents 1951 circulating coin generally concerns coins with an apparent wear due to the circulation. These coins rarely retain their original luster.
  2. The value of a 5 cents 1951 uncirculating coin generally concerns coins without visible wear. These coins generally retain their original luster.
  3. PL and SP coins come from uncirculated sets. They are made with a better quality than coins destined to the circulation.
  4. The values displayed on this page are in Canadian dollars.

Last update : Friday, January 12, 2018

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