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5 cents 1974

5 cents 1974
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5 cents 1974 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. The melt and minimum value of a 5 cents 1974 is $0.10.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1974 -$0.10$0.10$0.10$0.10$0.10$0.20

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1974 $0.40$0.60$1.00$11.40$32.40$570-

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Variety PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1974 ---$0.75$1.00$14.70$29.40

PL (Proof-like): Special coins struck at the Mint with a brilliant relief is struck on a brilliant field and not intended for circulation despite the fact that their composition is identical to the coins produced for circulation. If Proof-like coins have been removed from their protective envelope or original package, it is harder to differentiate them from uncirculated coins. Proof-like coins are struck up to two times on numismatic presses. Also called Brilliant uncirculated (BUNC).

Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1974 ----$1.00$9.80$24.50

SP (Specimen): Special collectors coins struck at the Mint with a frosted/mirror appearance on the design and effigy from 1996 to 2019. 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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Errors and varieties from the community

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Planchet errors and varieties
#1332 5 cents 1974 - Clipped Charly
#2485 5 cents 1974 - Clipped Philipon
#3223 5 cents 1974 - Clipped ainsivalavie
Die errors and varieties
#706 5 cents 1974 - Filling on reverse mimi48
#707 5 cents 1974 - Bug tail syleb
#4174 5 cents 1974 - Die chip in queen's hair bidjobi
#2257 5 cents 1974 - Die chip on the queen's crown Papou4
#2303 5 cents 1974 - Die clash under the beaver's head Jcc1966
#3675 5 cents 1974 - Die crack on the beaver's tail bidjobi
#2103 5 cents 1974 - Die damage below the beaver's nose centurion
#1015 5 cents 1974 - Misaligned Die andre
Strike errors and varieties
#4169 5 cents 1970 - Die shift on queen's chin BeauReal
#974 5 cents 1974 - Die shift on obverse -
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#4153 5 cents 1974 - Double 4 bidjobi
#2468 5 cents 1974 - Double beaver's head canard
#1464 5 cents 1974 - Double queen's forehead lamothe

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1974 : 94,704,645

Specifications

  • Alloy: 100% nickel
  • Weight: 4.54 grams
  • Diameter : 21.2 mm, thickness 1.75 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Personnel MRC, Reverse: G. E. Kruger-Gray,Thomas Shingles
  • Designer: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Personnel MRC, Reverse: G. E. Kruger-Gray,Thomas Shingles
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Magnetism: Magnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

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

Last update : Saturday, September 14, 2019