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5 cents 1897

5 cents 1897
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5 cents 1897 prices and values

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1897 - Slender (narrow) 8 $3.30$5.60$9.80$14.10$22.10$45.80$117
1897 - Wide 8 $5.00$5.60$9.80$14.10$24.20$58.60$123
1897 - Slender 8/Wide 8 $12.00$14.70$24.50$39.20$73.50$132$263

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1897 - Slender (narrow) 8 $261$380$552$747---
1897 - Wide 8 $261$380$689$980---
1897 - Slender 8/Wide 8 $490$814$1,080$1,760$2,080--

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Varieties

Slender (narrow) 8

The 7 is far from the 9 in the date.

5 cents 1897 - Slender 8

Wide 8

The 7 is near the 9 in the date.

5 cents 1897 - Wide 8

Errors and varieties from the community

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Die errors and varieties
#3362 5 cents 1897 - Die crack before the C of Canada -
#3361 5 cents 1897 - Die crack on the A of Regina -
#3360 5 cents 1897 - Die crack on the queen -

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1897 - Slender (narrow) 8 : n/a
  • 5 cents 1897 - Wide 8 : 1,319,280
  • 5 cents 1897 - Slender 8/Wide 8 : n/a

Specifications - 5 cents 1897 - Slender (narrow) 8

  • Alloy: 92.5% silver, 7.5% copper
  • Weight: 1.16 gram
  • Diameter : 15.5 mm
  • Engraver: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Designer: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↓

Population Report

The Population Report below shows the census of certified 5 cents 1897 circulating coins by major TPG companies. PCGS and NGC specimen coins are included in Mint State grades.

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TPGTotalBS-1FR-2AG-3G-4G-6VG-8VG-10F-12F-15VF-20VF-25VF-30VF-35EF-40EF-45AU-50AU-53AU-55AU-58MS-60MS-61MS-62MS-63MS-64MS-65MS-66MS-67MS-68MS-69MS-70
PCGS9800000000101141264121011111619440000
CCCS6000000042510081105303100332000000
NGC51000000000200084614623623310000
Total159000000426121951911155191734202124750000

Sources : PCGS : Pop Report from November 26, 2019. CCCS : Pop Report from November 26, 2019. NGC : Pop Report from November 26, 2019. ICCS : Data not available at this time.

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

Last update : Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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