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5 cents 2008

5 cents 2008
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5 cents 2008 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
2008 ------$0.05

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
2008 $0.05$0.50$0.75$5.70$15.00$17.60$85.80

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Variety PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
2008 ---$0.75$1.45$9.80$24.50

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
2008 -----$1.95$14.70

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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Die errors and varieties
#1308 5 cents 2008 - Accumulations -
#299 5 cents 2008 - Accumulations on the legend Line
#3983 5 cents 2008 - Die chip in the queen's hair bidjobi
#3279 5 cents 2008 - Die chip on the B of Elizabeth micro5
#3262 5 cents 2008 - Die chip on the beaver's back micro5
#3266 5 cents 2008 - Die chip on the left leaf micro5
#3245 5 cents 2008 - Die chip on the queen's chin micro5
#3684 5 cents 2008 - Die chip on the S of Cents bidjobi
#4021 5 cents 2008 - Die chip on the S of Cents bidjobi
#4037 5 cents 2008 - Die chips on CA of Canada bidjobi
#1955 5 cents 2008- Die chip on queen's nose -
#3264 5 cents 2008- Die chip on the E of cents micro5
#2110 5 cents 2008 - Die clash in front of the beaver centurion
#4014 5 cents 2008 - Double die clash under the beaver's nose fizzz
#3668 5 cents 2008 - Die crack at the end of the right leaf bidjobi
#3692 5 cents 2008 - Die crack on the beaver's tail bidjobi
#4015 5 cents 2008 - Die crack under the G of K.G. fizzz
#3247 5 cents 2008 - Die damage on queen's hair micro5
#1895 5 cents 2008 - Dot between I and N of Regina lamothe
#3280 5 cents 2008 - Dot in front of the queen's neck micro5
#4006 5 cents 2008 - Dot on the qeen's cheek bidjobi
#4030 5 cents 2008 - Misaligned die bidjobi
Strike errors and varieties
#1128 5 cents 2008 - Struck through grease tipoumarko
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#3659 5 cents 2008 - Dot in front of the queen's forehead bidjobi
#2289 5 cents 2008 - Extra claw Jcc1966

Mintage

  • 5 cents 2008 : 278,530,000

Specifications

  • Alloy: 94.5% steel, 3.5% copper and 2% nickel
  • Weight: 3.95 grams
  • Diameter : 21.21 mm, thickness 1.76 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Susanna Blunt, Susan Taylor, Reverse: G. E. Kruger-Gray, Thomas Shingles
  • Designer: Obverse: Susanna Blunt, Susan Taylor, 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 : Monday, September 16, 2019