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1 cent 1938

1 cent 1938
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1 cent 1938 prices and values

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 1 cent 1938 varies. Below, the details of the value of the coin according to its grade. To help you know the meaning of grades such as G4, VG8, F12, VF20, EF40, AU50, MS60, etc., you can jump to the grading section.

1 cent 1938 values of circulating coins1


Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1938 --$0.15$0.15$0.30$0.85$2.80

1 cent 1938 values of uncirculated coins2


Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1938 $5.70$7.50$16.30$28.40$62.20$690-

1 cent 1938 SP3


Year SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1938 --$1,000$2,890$4,200--

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More errors and varieties


  • 1 cent 1938 : 16 365 608


  • Alloy: 95.5% copper, 3% tin and 1.5% zinc
  • Weight: 3.24 grams
  • Diameter : 19.05 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: T.H.Paget, Reverse: G.E. Kruger-Gray
  • Designer: Obverse: T.H.Paget, Reverse: G.E. Kruger-Gray
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑


  • - : No value assigned for this grade.
  • : Lower value since last update.
  • : Higher value since last update.


  1. The value of a 1 cent 1938 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 1938 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 : Friday, May 12, 2017

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