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5 cents 1908

5 cents 1908
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5 cents 1908 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
1908 - Small 8 --$10.10$16.30$28.80$56.30$93.30
1908 - Large 8 --$46.70$75.40$127$247$387

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1908 - Small 8 $130$179$254$361$692-$5,100
1908 - Large 8 $735$980$1,330$2,250$4,370$6,700-

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1908 - Small 8 --$147$441$735--
1908 - Large 8 --$212$505$735--

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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Varieties

Small 8

5 cents 1908 - Small 8

Large 8

5 cents 1908 - Large 8

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1908 - Small 8 : 1,197,780
  • 5 cents 1908 - Large 8 : n/a

Specifications - 5 cents 1908 - Small 8

  • Alloy: 92.5% silver, 7.5% copper
  • Weight: 1.16 gram (1.17 gram for the year 1910)
  • Diameter : 15.50 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Georges W. DeSaulles, Reverse: W. H. J. Blakemore
  • Designer: Obverse: Georges W. DeSaulles, Reverse: W. H. J. Blakemore
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

Population Report

The Population Report below shows the census of certified 5 cents 1908 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
PCGS171000000000200038791726161321271786000
CCCS88000111117120140238901000214200000
NGC830000000107000465210123411106200000
Total2730001111272101403022211128384102632372186000

Sources : PCGS : Pop Report from December 6, 2019. CCCS : Pop Report from December 6, 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 : Friday, July 17, 2020

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