1 cent 1890 - Canadian coins price guide and values - Coins and Canada

1 cent 1890

1 cent 1890
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In 1889, no 1-cent coin was produced in the Province du Canada.

1 cent 1890 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.


Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1890 - H $3.20$7.80$10.80$13.70$24.50$38.10$75.80

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1890 - H $137$174$330$596$2,160--

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Errors and varieties from the community

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Planchet errors and varieties
#990 1 cent 1890 H - Flaw planchet on obverse -
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#3737 1 cent 1890 H - Repunched I of DEI -


  • 1 cent 1890 - H : 1,000,000


  • Alloy: 95% copper, 4% tin and 1% zinc
  • Weight: 5.67 grams
  • Diameter : 25.4 mm
  • Engraver: Leonard C. Wyon and G. W. DeSaulles
  • Designer: Leonard C. Wyon and G. W. DeSaulles (SL - Small leaves)
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

Population Report

The Population Report below shows the census of certified 1 cent 1890 circulating coins by major TPG companies. PCGS and NGC specimen coins are included in Mint State grades.



Sources : PCGS : Pop Report from October 17, 2019. CCCS : Pop Report from October 17, 2019. NGC : Pop Report from October 16, 2019. ICCS : Data not available at this time.

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

Last update : Thursday, June 18, 2020

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