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1 cent 1953

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1 cent 1953 prices and values

The minimum value of a 1 cent 1953 is $0.02, due to the value of the metal that composes it.

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 1 cent 1953 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 1953 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1953 - NSF ---$ 0.02$ 0.02$ 0.20$ 0.32
1953 - SF ---$ 1.00$ 1.50$ 3.00$ 5.80
1953 - NSF - Double 953 ---$ 0.25$ 0.40$ 0.75$ 1.50
1953 - NSF - Hanging 3 ---$ 0.25$ 0.40$ 0.75$ 1.50
1953 - NSF - Double hanging 3 ---$ 0.30$ 0.50$ 1.00$ 1.80
1953 - NSF - Double 1953 ---$ 0.30$ 0.50$ 1.00$ 1.80

1 cent 1953 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1953 - NSF $ 2.70$ 4.80$ 7.00$ 11$ 45$ 300-
1953 - SF $ 19$ 25$ 83$ 140$ 970--
1953 - NSF - Double 953 $ 5.30$ 13$ 22$ 60$ 100--
1953 - NSF - Hanging 3 $ 5.30$ 14$ 15$ 57$ 100--
1953 - NSF - Double hanging 3 $ 6.30$ 15$ 26$ 72$ 120--
1953 - NSF - Double 1953 $ 6.30$ 15$ 26$ 75$ 120--

1 cent 1953 PL3

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Year PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1953 - NSF ----$ 750--
1953 - SF ---$ 330$ 540$ 920-
1953 - NSF - Double 953 -------
1953 - NSF - Hanging 3 -------
1953 - NSF - Double hanging 3 -------
1953 - NSF - Double 1953 -------

1 cent 1953 SP3

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Year SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1953 - NSF --$ 130$ 340$ 490--
1953 - SF --$ 130$ 1 100$ 1 900--
1953 - NSF - Double 953 -------
1953 - NSF - Hanging 3 -------
1953 - NSF - Double hanging 3 -------
1953 - NSF - Double 1953 -------

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Errors and varieties

NSF

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1 cent 1955 - NSF - No shoulder fold

NSF : No shoulder fold

Zoell #84a - Canadian Coin - Variety Catalog - Edition 1960-61

SF

1 cent 1953 - SF

Zoell #84n - Canadian Coin - Variety Catalog - Edition 1960-61

NSF - Double 953

Double 953
1 cent 1953 - Double 953

Zoell #R77c - Major coin varieties - Third Edition #1 - 1965

NSF - Hanging 3

Hanging 3
1 cent 1953 - Hanging 3

Zoell #C77r - Minor coin varieties - Fourth Edition #2 - 1968

NSF - Double hanging 3

Double Hanging 3
1 cent 1953 - Double Hanging 3

Zoell #C77o - Minor coin varieties - Third Edition #2 - 1965

NSF - Double 1953

The date is fully doubled (1953).

More errors and varieties

Mintage

  • 1 cent 1953 - NSF : 67 806 016
  • 1 cent 1953 - SF : Included
  • 1 cent 1953 - NSF - Double 953 : Included
  • 1 cent 1953 - NSF - Hanging 3 : Included
  • 1 cent 1953 - NSF - Double hanging 3 : Included
  • 1 cent 1953 - NSF - Double 1953 : Included

Specifications - 1 cent 1953 - NSF

  • Alloy: 98% copper, 0.5% 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: ↑↑

Legend

  • - : indicates that there's no value attributed to this grade.
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Notes

  1. The value of a 1 cent 1953 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 1953 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 : Wednesday, November 5, 2014

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