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5 cents 1973

5 cents 1973
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5 cents 1973 prices and values

The value of a canadian coin depends on several factors such as quality and wear, supply and demand, rarity, finish and more. The melt and minimum value of a 5 cents 1973 is $0.11.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1973 -$0.10$0.10$0.10$0.10$0.10$0.20

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1973 $0.40$0.60$1.00$9.90$24.20$110-

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Variety PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1973 ---$0.75$2.80$14.00$29.40

PL (Proof-like): Special coins struck at the Mint with a brilliant relief is struck on a brilliant field and not intended for circulation despite the fact that their composition is identical to the coins produced for circulation. If Proof-like coins have been removed from their protective envelope or original package, it is harder to differentiate them from uncirculated coins. Proof-like coins are struck up to two times on numismatic presses. Also called Brilliant uncirculated (BUNC).

Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1973 ----$1.00$9.80$24.50

SP (Specimen): Special collectors coins struck at the Mint with a frosted/mirror appearance on the design and effigy from 1996 to 2019. Before 1996, if specimen coins have been removed from their protective envelope or original package, it is harder to differentiate them from PL coins. Specimen coins are struck up to two times on numismatic presses.

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Errors and varieties from the community

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Planchet errors and varieties
#988 5 cents 1973 - Clipped -
#2465 5 cents 1973 - Clipped Oli1999
Die errors and varieties
#4150 5 cents 1973 - Die crack under the beaver's tail bidjobi
Strike errors and varieties
#309 5 cents 1973 - Double hair at the back of the queen Abikida
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#3990 5 cents 1973 - Double legend bidjobi
#3714 5 cents 1973 - Double queen's back BeauRéal

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1973 : 53,507,435

Specifications

  • Alloy: 100% nickel
  • Weight: 4.54 grams
  • Diameter : 21.2 mm, thickness 1.75 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Personnel MRC, Reverse: G. E. Kruger-Gray,Thomas Shingles
  • Designer: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Personnel MRC, Reverse: G. E. Kruger-Gray,Thomas Shingles
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Magnetism: Magnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

The values on this page are in Canadian dollars (CAD).

Last update : Saturday, September 14, 2019