5 cents 1874 - Canadian coins price guide and values - Coins and Canada

5 cents 1874

5 cents 1874
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In 1874, there is two different sizes of the date. There are the small date with the plain 4 and the large date with the crosslet 4.

5 cents 1874 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.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1874 - Crosslet 4 (large date) - H $8.70$16.00$34.30$55.40$106$237$437
1874 - Plain 4 (small date) - H $10.00$19.60$39.20$73.50$134$246$349
1874 - Plain 4 (small date) - 4/4 - H $17.60$29.40$49.00$98.00$196$294$392

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1874 - Crosslet 4 (large date) - H $784$952$1,580$3,900$6,800--
1874 - Plain 4 (small date) - H $686$794$1,460$2,760$4,500$14,700-
1874 - Plain 4 (small date) - 4/4 - H --$10,400----

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1874 - Crosslet 4 (large date) - H --$2,450$7,100$11,800--
1874 - Plain 4 (small date) - H -------
1874 - Plain 4 (small date) - 4/4 - H -------

SP (Specimen): Special collectors coins struck at the Mint with a frosted/mirror appearance on the design and effigy from 1996 to 2020. 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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Varieties

Crosslet 4 (large date) - H

5 cents 1874 - Crosslet 4

Zoell #X105c - Major coin varieties - Third Edition #1 - 1965

The letter H is visible at the bottom of the reverse.

5 cent 1872 - H

Plain 4 (small date) - H

5 cents 1874 - Plain 4

Zoell #A105 - Major coin varieties - Third Edition #1 - 1965

The letter H is visible at the bottom of the reverse.

5 cent 1872 - H

Plain 4 (small date) - 4/4 - H

The plain 4 of the date is doubled.

Errors and varieties from the community

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Die errors and varieties
#946 5 cents 1874H - Die clash on reverse al

Mintage

  • 5 cents 1874 - Crosslet 4 (large date) - H : 800,000
  • 5 cents 1874 - Plain 4 (small date) - H : n/a
  • 5 cents 1874 - Plain 4 (small date) - 4/4 - H : n/a

Specifications - 5 cents 1874 - Crosslet 4 (large date) - H

  • 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: ↑↓

Population Report

The Population Report below shows the census of certified 5 cents 1874 circulating coins by major TPG companies. PCGS and NGC specimen coins are included in Mint State grades.

Glisser

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
PCGS141000100001023281459121812122520420000
CCCS43000314294304040203010111000000
NGC7100010604010000365210831543000000
Total185000511021351327215201211252653183024420000

Sources : PCGS : Pop Report from November 26, 2019. CCCS : Pop Report from November 26, 2019. NGC : Pop Report from November 26, 2019. ICCS : Data not available at this time.

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

Last update : Wednesday, March 18, 2020

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