1 cent 1898 - Canadian coins price guide and values - Coins and Canada

1 cent 1898

1 cent 1898

There are several possible locations for the H mintmark on the 1898 1-cent coin.

1 cent 1898 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
1898 - H $3.40$7.80$10.50$13.50$21.60$34.80$65.30

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1898 - H $113$160$321$575$3,240--

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1898 - H --$1,960$2,940$3,920--

SP (Specimen): Special collectors coins struck at the Mint with a frosted/mirror appearance on the design and effigy from 1996 to 2020. 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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All 1898 1-cent coin have a H (Heaton Mint) mintmark at the bottom of the reverse.

1 cent 1898 - H

Errors and varieties from the community

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Die errors and varietiesSource
#2071 1 cent 1998 - Die crack after the D of Canada quasimodo2


  • 1 cent 1898 - 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 1898 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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