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1 cent 1881

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1 cent 1881
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Between 1876 to 1881, no 1-cent coin was produced in the Province du Canada.

1 cent 1881 prices and values

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 1 cent 1881 varies. Below, the details of the value of the coin according to its grade. To help you to know the meaning of grades such as G4, VG8, F12, VF20, EF40, AU50, MS60, etc., you can jump to the grading section.

1 cent 1881 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1881 - H $ 1.50$ 3.00$ 6.00$ 8.50$ 15$ 29$ 52
1881 - H - Triple N $ 5.00$ 10$ 15$ 30$ 40$ 50$ 100

1 cent 1881 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1881 - H $ 130$ 160$ 450$ 810$ 5 100--
1881 - H - Triple N $ 350$ 500$ 1 500----

1 cent 1881 SP3

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Year SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1881 - H --$ 2 100$ 3 400$ 4 000--
1881 - H - Triple N -------

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Errors and varieties

H

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H

H - Triple N

1 cent 1881 H - Triple N

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Mintage

  • 1 cent 1881 - H : 2 000 000
  • 1 cent 1881 - H - Triple N : Included

Specifications - 1 cent 1881 - H

  • Alloy: 95% copper, 4% tin and 1% zinc
  • Weight: 5.67 grams
  • Diameter : 25.4 mm
  • Engraver: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Designer: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

Legend

  • - : indicates that there's no value attributed to this grade.
  • : indicates that the value is going down.
  • : indicates that the value is going up.

Notes

  1. The value of a 1 cent 1881 circulating coin generally concerns coins with an apparent wear due to the circulation. These coins rarely retain their original luster.
  2. The value of a 1 cent 1881 uncirculating coin generally concerns coins without visible wear. These coins generally retain their original luster.
  3. PL and SP coins come from uncirculated sets. They are made with a better quality than coins destined to the circulation.
  4. The values displayed on this page are in Canadian dollars.

Last update : Thursday, October 16, 2014

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