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1 cent 1859

1 cent 1859
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The 1 cent 1859 1-cent coin is one of the most collected and studied by canadian coins collectors There are over 200 known varieties.

1 cent 1859 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
1859 - Narrow 9 $3.20$6.40$7.90$10.70$15.70$20.20$35.90
1859 - W9/8 ↑↑ $15.40$20.20$43.10$63.80$81.00$150$220
1859 - W9/8 ↑↓ $250$480$650$1,080$1,720$3,380$4,950
1859 - DP N9 # 1 $65.00$200$290$360$450$680$1,170
1859 - DP N9 # 2 $30.30$44.10$75.90$120$160$250$470
1859 - DP N9 # 3 $30.60$85.80$140$200$300$490$950
1859 - DP N9 # 4 $30.30$68.60$120$170$260$440$750
1859 - DP N9 # 5 $72.80$150$250$340$490$860$1,690
1859 - Narrow 9 - TP1 $120$240$250$370$510$880$2,450
1859 - Narrow 9 - Low 9 $5.90$11.80$12.30$15.20$22.50$39.20$63.70
1859 - Brass $5,000$11,800$16,000$20,700$31,900--
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1859 - Narrow 9 $94.50$150$270$430$2,070--
1859 - W9/8 ↑↑ $470$740$1,680$4,820$12,300--
1859 - W9/8 ↑↓ $5,300$6,900$10,000$14,000---
1859 - DP N9 # 1 $2,450$3,680$8,400----
1859 - DP N9 # 2 $1,060$1,570$3,680----
1859 - DP N9 # 3 $2,120$6,300$10,500----
1859 - DP N9 # 4 $1,730$4,260$7,400----
1859 - DP N9 # 5 $4,460$8,500$12,500----
1859 - Narrow 9 - TP1 -------
1859 - Narrow 9 - Low 9 $130$200$470$1,080$3,090--
1859 - Brass -------
Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1859 - Narrow 9 --$1,960$2,940$3,920--
1859 - W9/8 ↑↑ ----$5,800--
1859 - W9/8 ↑↓ --$1,960$2,940$3,920--
1859 - DP N9 # 1 --$1,960$2,940$4,610--
1859 - DP N9 # 2 ----$2,650--
1859 - DP N9 # 3 ----$2,650--
1859 - DP N9 # 4 -------
1859 - DP N9 # 5 -------
1859 - Narrow 9 - TP1 -------
1859 - Narrow 9 - Low 9 -------
1859 - Brass -------

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Varieties

Narrow 9

It's the most common variety of the 1859 1-cent coin. There is no Narrow 9 variety.

W9/8 ↑↑

W9/8 : Means that the nine 9 has been strike over the last eight of a 1858 1-cent coin.

1 cent 1859 - W9/8

↑↑ : This is the (die axis) of the coin.

Médaille

W9/8 ↑↓

W9/8 : Means that the nine 9 has been strike over the last eight of a 1858 1-cent coin.

1 cent 1859 - W9/8

↑↑ : This is the (die axis) of the coin.

Coinage

DP N9 # 1

1 cent 1859

DP N9 # 2

1 cent 1859

DP N9 # 3

1 cent 1859 - Double punch # 3

DP N9 # 4

1 cent 1859 - Double punch

DP N9 # 5

1 cent 1859 - DP5

Narrow 9 - TP1

1 cent 1859 - TP1

Narrow 9 - Low 9

The digit 9 is lower than usual.

1 cent 1859 - Low 9

Brass

The color of that coin looks like a little more yellow than usual.

1 cent 1859 - Brass

Errors and varieties from the community
Planchet errors and varieties
#1996 1 cent 1859 - Flaw planchet abderrahime
Die errors and varieties
#1432 1 cent 1859 - Die clash on obverse priv@t3
#140 1 cent 1859 - Die clashes above 59 Fiston2005
#3224 1 cent 1859 - Quadruple die clash Chemicalpete
#3343 1 cent 1859 - Die crack after Canada -
#46 1 cent 1859 - Die crack at the top of the C of Victoria al
#70 1 cent 1859 - Die crack between Dei and Gratia Robert
#3346 1 cent 1859 - Die crack between the N and A of Regina -
#119 1 cent 1859 - Die crack between the R and E of ReginaZoell #FLP2f - Minor Coin Varieties - 4th Edition - 1968 patrjck
#1067 1 cent 1859 - Die crack between two leaves Lefreak
#19 1 cent 1859 - Die crack in the legend greatgaet
#1296 1 cent 1859 - Die crack on obverse -
#1586 1 cent 1859 - Die crack on reverse gilles@+
#1238 1 cent 1859 - Die crack on the C of CanadaZoell #FL2c - Minor Coin Varieties - 3th Edition - 1965 flavoie
#1239 1 cent 1859 - Die crack on the G of Regina flavoie
#3345 1 cent 1859 - Die crack on the I of Regina -
#1240 1 cent 1859 - Die crack on the last A of GratiaZoell #L1h - Minor Coin Varieties - 4th Edition - 1968 flavoie
#3344 1 cent 1859 - Die crack on the R of Victoria -
#664 1 cent 1859 - Die crack under C of Cent Lightw4re
#1299 1 cent 1859 - Linked Canada -
#3118 1 cent 1859 - Double I deof Regina -
#2448 1 cent 1859 - Double last A of Canada -
#690 1 cent 1859 - Double legend Lightw4re
#1298 1 cent 1859 - DP Variation -
#3840 1 cent 1859 - Narrow 9 over 6Charlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins 65th Edition - Page 294 François Rufiange
#3804 1 cent 1859 - Repunched 1Charlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins 65th Edition - Page 295 scott g
#3809 1 cent 1859 - Repunched 9Charlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins 65th Edition - Page 288 scott g
#3841 1 cent 1859 - Repunched C of Canada François Rufiange
#3843 1 cent 1859 - Repunched D of Canada François Rufiange
#874 1 cent 1859 - Repunched die on both sides patrjck
#2573 1 cent 1859 - Repunched I of Regina Pierre V
#3842 1 cent 1859 - Repunched N of Canada François Rufiange
#3806 1 cent 1859 - Repunched O in OneCharlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins 65th Edition - Page 274 scott g
#2641 1 cent 1859 - Repunched R of Gratia WhiteDot59
#3803 1 cent 1859 - Repunched T of CentCharlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins 65th Edition - Page 300 scott g
#2512 1 cent 1859 - Triple G Don Mckenzie
#178 1 cent 1859 - Near 9, narrow date johnpitch1
Strike errors and varieties
#3805 1 cent 1859 - Offset strike scott g
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#3616 1 cent 1859 - Cracked planchet Dot36
#3599 1 cent 1859 - Double 1&5 ainsivalavie
#2200 1 cent 1859 - Double 185 ainsivalavie
#1297 1 cent 1859 - Double 5Zoell #R2a - Major Coin Varieties - 4th Edition - 1966 -
#2060 1 cent 1859 - Double 5 philippe gaudreault
#1295 1 cent 1859 - Double 59 -
#1925 1 cent 1859 - Double 8 -
#118 1 cent 1859 - Double 85Zoell #R2q - Major Coin Varieties - 4th Edition - 1966 patrjck
#3598 1 cent 1859 - Double dot between Regina and Canada ainsivalavie
#120 1 cent 1859 - Double G of ReginaZoell #R2s - Major Coin Varieties - 4th Edition - 1966 patrjck
#47 1 cent 1859 - Letters R and E incomplete in Regina priv@t3

Mintage

  • 1 cent 1859 - Narrow 9 : 9 579 000
  • 1 cent 1859 - W9/8 ↑↑ : Included
  • 1 cent 1859 - W9/8 ↑↓ : Included
  • 1 cent 1859 - DP N9 # 1 : Included
  • 1 cent 1859 - DP N9 # 2 : Included
  • 1 cent 1859 - DP N9 # 3 : Included
  • 1 cent 1859 - DP N9 # 4 : Included
  • 1 cent 1859 - DP N9 # 5 : Included
  • 1 cent 1859 - Narrow 9 - TP1 : Included
  • 1 cent 1859 - Narrow 9 - Low 9 : Included
  • 1 cent 1859 - Brass : Included

Specifications - 1 cent 1859 - Narrow 9

  • Alloy: 95% copper, 4% tin and 1% zinc
  • Weight: 4.54 grams
  • Diameter : 25.4 mm
  • Engraver: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Designer: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

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

Last update : Wednesday, March 14, 2018

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