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5 cents 1942

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5 cents 1942 prices and values

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 5 cents 1942 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 1942 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1942 - Nickel --$ 0.18$ 0.28$ 1.10$ 4.70$ 10
1942 - Tombac --$ 0.15$ 0.25$ 0.88$ 2.70$ 3.80

5 cents 1942 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1942 - Nickel $ 23$ 40$ 56$ 110$ 520--
1942 - Tombac $ 7.30$ 13$ 18$ 31$ 150$ 790-

5 cents 1942 SP3

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Year SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1942 - Nickel --$ 6 200$ 6 400$ 6 600--
1942 - Tombac --$ 500$ 750$ 960--

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Errors and varieties

Nickel

1 cent 1942 - Nickel

Tombac

1 cent 1942 - Tombac

More errors and varieties

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1942 - Nickel : 6 847 544
  • 5 cents 1942 - Tombac : 3 396 234

Specifications - 5 cents 1942 - Nickel

  • Alloy: 100% nickel
  • Weight: 4.54 grams
  • Diameter : 21.21 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: T. H. Paget, Reverse: G. E. Kruger-Gray
  • Designer: Obverse: T. H. Paget, Reverse: G. E. Kruger-Gray
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Magnetism: Magnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

Specifications - 5 cents 1942 - Tombac

  • Alloy: 88% copper, 12% zinc
  • Weight: 4.54 grams
  • Diameter : 21.3 mm (opposite corners) and 20.87 mm (opposite sides)
  • Engraver: Obverse: T. H. Paget, Thomas Shingles, Reverse: G.E. Kruger-Gray, Thomas Shingles
  • Designer: Obverse: T. H. Paget, Thomas Shingles, Reverse: G.E. Kruger-Gray, Thomas Shingles
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

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Notes

  1. The value of a 5 cents 1942 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 1942 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 12, 2013

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