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1 cent 1978

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1 cent 1978
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1 cent 1978 prices and values

The minimum value of a 1 cent 1978 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 1978 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 1978 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1978 -----$ 0.02$ 0.04
1978 - Double 1978 -----$ 0.10$ 0.22
1978 - Double 78 -----$ 0.07$ 0.15
1978 - Double 8 -----$ 0.07$ 0.15

1 cent 1978 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1978 $ 0.36$ 1.50$ 2.50$ 9.30$ 25$ 56-
1978 - Double 1978 $ 1.70$ 12$ 21$ 60$ 230--
1978 - Double 78 $ 1.10$ 7.60$ 14$ 40$ 150--
1978 - Double 8 $ 1.10$ 7.80$ 14$ 25$ 82--

1 cent 1978 PL3

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Year PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1978 ---$ 0.75$ 5.60$ 13$ 45
1978 - Double 1978 -------
1978 - Double 78 -------
1978 - Double 8 -------

1 cent 1978 SP3

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Year SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1978 ----$ 18$ 16$ 15
1978 - Double 1978 -------
1978 - Double 78 -------
1978 - Double 8 -------

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Errors and varieties

Double 1978

1 cent 1978 - Double 1978

Double 78

Only the 7 and the last 8 of the date are doubled.

1 cent 1978 - Double 78

Double 8

Only the last 8 of the date is doubled.

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Mintage

  • 1 cent 1978 : 911 170 647
  • 1 cent 1978 - Double 1978 : Included
  • 1 cent 1978 - Double 78 : Included
  • 1 cent 1978 - Double 8 : Included

Specifications - 1 cent 1978

  • Alloy: 98% copper, 0.5% tin and 1.5% zinc
  • Weight: 3.24 grams
  • Diameter : 19.05 mm, thickness: 1.55 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Reverse: G.E.Gruger-Gray
  • Designer: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Reverse: G.E.Gruger-Gray
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

Legend

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Notes

  1. The value of a 1 cent 1978 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 1978 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 : Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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