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5 cents 1945

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5 cents 1945
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As this was the end of World War II and the demand for copper and zinc was high, 5 cents coins of 1944 and 1945 were produced in steel coated with nickel and chrome plated. Only a small amount of 5 cents coins of 1944 and 1945 were not chrome plated. These coins are differentiated by their duller appearance.

5 cents 1945 prices and values

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 5 cents 1945 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 1945 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1945 --$ 0.13$ 0.15$ 0.33$ 2.30$ 3.00
1945 - Missing Chrome --$ 2.30$ 3.00$ 4.50$ 8.50$ 13

5 cents 1945 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1945 $ 5.20$ 9.20$ 13$ 19$ 82$ 210-
1945 - Missing Chrome $ 22$ 36$ 50$ 100$ 350--

5 cents 1945 SP3

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Year SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1945 --$ 480$ 1 300$ 1 900--
1945 - Missing Chrome -------

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Errors and varieties

Missing Chrome

1 cent 1945 - No chrome

More errors and varieties

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1945 : 18 893 216
  • 5 cents 1945 - Missing Chrome : Included

Specifications - 5 cents 1945

  • Alloy: Steel coated with nickel .0127 mm and .0003 mm chrome plated
  • Weight: 4.54 grams
  • Diameter : 21.3 mm (opposite corners) and 20.87 mm (opposite sides)
  • Engraver: Obverse: T. H. Paget, Thomas Shingles, Reverse: Thomas Shingles
  • Designer: Obverse: T. H. Paget, Thomas Shingles, Reverse: Thomas Shingles
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Magnetism: Magnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

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Notes

  1. The value of a 5 cents 1945 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 1945 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, May 21, 2014

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