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1 cent 1888

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1 cent 1888
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1 cent 1888 prices and values

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 1 cent 1888 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 1888 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1888 $ 3.20$ 6.00$ 7.30$ 9.30$ 13$ 20$ 35
1888 - Double 888 $ 7.20$ 14$ 18$ 22$ 31$ 50$ 75

1 cent 1888 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1888 $ 80$ 95$ 280$ 420$ 1 300--
1888 - Double 888 $ 210$ 420$ 650----

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Errors and varieties

Double 888

Double 888

Zoell #RT9e - Major coin varieties - Fourth Edition #1 - 1966

Another error and variety

Mintage

  • 1 cent 1888 : 4 000 000
  • 1 cent 1888 - Double 888 : Included

Specifications - 1 cent 1888

  • 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: ↑↑

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Notes

  1. The value of a 1 cent 1888 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 1888 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, December 12, 2013

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