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5 cents 1942

5 cents 1942
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5 cents 1942 prices and values

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1942 - Nickel --$0.25$0.40$1.70$3.90$9.80
1942 - Tombac --$0.65$1.00$1.45$1.95$2.90

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1942 - Nickel $21.90$36.80$51.70$108$526$1,030-
1942 - Tombac $4.90$9.00$17.10$36.40$140$1,220-

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1942 - Nickel --$5,900$12,700$19,600--
1942 - Tombac --$490$790$1,470$2,540-

SP (Specimen): Special collectors coins struck at the Mint with a frosted/mirror appearance on the design and effigy from 1996 to 2021. 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

Nickel

1 cent 1942 - Nickel

Tombac

1 cent 1942 - Tombac

Errors and varieties from the community

Most of the following pictures come from the generous contribution of the community. Titles attributed to them doesn't always reflect the exact error or variety on them. Feel free to let us know in the discussion board if you see one picture that need to be fixed.

Planchet errors and varietiesSource
#3237 5 cents 1942 - Flaw planchet behind the king Oli1999
Die errors and varietiesSource
#1617 5 cents 1942 - Die clash behind the king andre
#1290 5 cents 1942 - Die clash on obverse andre
#4043 5 cents 1942 - Die clash under the beaver's tail bidjobi
#730 5 cents 1942 - Die clashes around the beaver Dot36
#1866 5 cents 1942 - Die crack above A of Canada andre
#2473 5 cents 1942 - Die crack after the right leaf Oli1999
#1350 5 cents 1942 - Die crack at the bottom of the obverseZoell #FL172p - Minor Coin Varieties - 3th Edition - 1965 Matrat57
#1102 5 cents 1942 - Die crack at the end of the beaver's tailZoell #L171q - Minor Coin Varieties - 3th Edition - 1965 Lefreak
#2253 5 cents 1942 - Die crack at the end of the left leaf Papou4
#2702 5 cents 1942 - Die crack at the end of the left leaf Oli1999
#1472 5 cents 1942 - Die crack at the left of the reverse syleb
#1858 5 cents 1942 - Die crack between C and E of Cents centurion
#3238 5 cents 1942 - Die crack between D:G Oli1999
#578 5 cents 1942 - Die crack near the beaver's tail and the right leafZoell #FL172p - Minor Coin Varieties - 3th Edition - 1965 Lightw4re
#2109 5 cents 1942 - Die crack on 1942 lamothe
#3239 5 cents 1942 - Die crack on 42 Oli1999
#3246 5 cents 1942 - Die crack on GEO of Georgivs Oli1999
#902 5 cents 1942 - Die crack on obverse EgOrGeUsE
#903 5 cents 1942 - Die crack on obverse V@utour
#1616 5 cents 1942 - Die crack on reverseZoell #F171n / #F169p - Minor Coin Varieties - 4th Edition - 1968 andre
#4148 5 cents 1942 - Die crack on reverse bidjobi
#262 5 cents 1942 - Die crack on the right of the dateZoell #FLP172n - Minor Coin Varieties - 3th Edition - 1965 Oli1999
#904 5 cents 1942 - Die crack under and on the king V@utour
#215 5 cents 1942 - Die crack under the kingZoell #L172a - Minor Coin Varieties - 3th Edition - 1965 Adrenalyne
#214 5 cents 1942 - Double NAD in Canada maxijo
#579 5 cents 1942 - Double NAD of Canada Lightw4re
#1096 5 cents 1942 - PolishingZoell #Y172s - Minor Coin Varieties - 3th Edition - 1965 al
#1208 5 cents 1942 - Tombac - Misaligned die andre
Miscellaneous / UnclassifiedSource
#2673 5 cents 1942 - Fading nose Oli1999
#2262 5 cents 1942 - Missing foot MA

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: ↑↑

Population Report

The Population Report below shows the census of certified 5 cents 1942 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
PCGS1320000000000000011013021029532480000
CCCS137000000024603010511052150123424400000
NGC66000000000000021200312152911000000
Total3130000000246030127140681643792882880000

Sources : PCGS : Pop Report from February 11, 2020. CCCS : Pop Report from February 11, 2020. NGC : Pop Report from November 26, 2019. ICCS : Data not available at this time.

Last update : Wednesday, June 23, 2021

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