1 cent 1988 - Canadian coins price guide and values - Coins and Canada

1 cent 1988

1 cent 1988

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1 cent 1988 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 1 cent 1988 is $0.03 CAD.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1988 ---$0.03$0.03$0.03$0.04

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1988 $0.10$0.25$2.00$9.20$33.50$175-

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Variety PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1988 ---$0.75$1.25$12.70$38.30

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. Also called Brilliant uncirculated (BUNC).

Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1988 -----$1.45$14.70

SP (Specimen): Special collectors coins struck at the Mint with a frosted/mirror appearance on the design and effigy from 1996 to 2022. 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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Die errors and varietiesSource
#2230 1 cent 1988 - Die chip in the queen's hair lamothe
#3619 1 cent 1888 - Die clash in front of the queen Magoo79

Mintage

  • 1 cent 1988 : 482,676,752

Specifications

  • Alloy: 98% copper, 0.5% tin and 1.5% zinc
  • Weight: 2.5 grams
  • Diameter : 19.1 mm (12 sides) Thickness: 1.45mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Reverse: G.E.Kruger-Gray
  • Designer: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Reverse: G.E.Kruger-Gray
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

Population Report

The Population Report below shows the census of certified 1 cent 1988 circulating coins by major TPG companies. PCGS and NGC specimen coins are included in Mint State grades.

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TPGTotalBS-1FR-2AG-3G-4G-6VG-8VG-10F-12F-15VF-20VF-25VF-30VF-35EF-40EF-45AU-50AU-53AU-55AU-58MS-60MS-61MS-62MS-63MS-64MS-65MS-66MS-67MS-68MS-69MS-70
PCGS6000000000000000000000005100000
CCCS2000000000000000100000000100000
NGC11000000000000000000000000002810
Total8000000000000000100000005202810

Sources : PCGS : Pop Report from October 17, 2019. CCCS : Pop Report from October 17, 2019. NGC : Pop Report from October 16, 2019. ICCS : Data not available at this time.

Last update : Thursday, June 23, 2022

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