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5 cents 1891

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5 cents 1891 prices and values

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 5 cents 1891 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.

5 cents 1891 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1891 - Obverse # 2 $ 3.20$ 8.30$ 14$ 19$ 30$ 51$ 110
1891 - Obverse # 2 - 8/8 $ 6.70$ 14$ 22$ 28$ 40$ 70$ 140
1891 - Obverse # 5 $ 3.30$ 8.30$ 14$ 19$ 25$ 53$ 100

5 cents 1891 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1891 - Obverse # 2 $ 250$ 400$ 680$ 1 300---
1891 - Obverse # 2 - 8/8 $ 330$ 640$ 830----
1891 - Obverse # 5 $ 240$ 400$ 680$ 1 300---

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Errors and varieties

Obverse # 2

N/A

Obverse # 2 - 8/8

N/A

Obverse # 5

5 cents 1891 - Obverse # 5

More errors and varieties

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1891 - Obverse # 2 : 1 800 000
  • 5 cents 1891 - Obverse # 2 - 8/8 : Included
  • 5 cents 1891 - Obverse # 5 : Included

Specifications - 5 cents 1891 - Obverse # 2

  • Alloy: 92.5% silver, 7.5% copper
  • Weight: 1.16 gram
  • Diameter : 15.5 mm
  • Engraver: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Designer: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↓

Specifications - 5 cents 1891 - Obverse # 5

  • Alloy: 92.5% silver, 7.5% copper
  • Weight: 1.16 gram
  • Diameter : 15.5 mm
  • Engraver: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Designer: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↓

Legend

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Notes

  1. The value of a 5 cents 1891 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 5 cents 1891 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, March 18, 2014

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