5 Cents - Victoria

Features

Issuer Newfoundland (Canadian provinces)
Queen Victoria (1855-1901)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1865-1896
Value 5 Cents (0.05 NFD)
Currency Dollar (1865-1949)
Composition Silver (.925) (.925 silver, .075 copper)
Weight 1.18 g
Diameter 15.49 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 16036
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 2
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

The portrait of laureate Queen Victoria, facing left.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
VICTORIA D: G: REG:
NEWFOUNDLAND

Unabridged legend:
Victoria Dei Gratia Regina
Newfoundland

Translation: Victoria, By the grace of God, Queen

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon

Leonard Charles Wyon was a British engraver of the Victorian era most notable for his work on the gold and silver coinage struck for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and the bronze coinage of 1860 with the second head portrait, in use from 1860 to 1894.

Reverse

Face value and year of issue in the centre, surrounded by a decorative circle.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
5
CENTS
1881

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon

Leonard Charles Wyon was a British engraver of the Victorian era most notable for his work on the gold and silver coinage struck for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and the bronze coinage of 1860 with the second head portrait, in use from 1860 to 1894.

Edge

Reeded

Mints

Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)
H Heaton's Mint, Birmingham, United Kingdom (1850-1889)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1865  80 000 10%
1865  1.0% Proof
1870  40 000 4%
1870  0% Proof
1872 H 40 000 4%
1873  44 260 3%
1873  0.5% Proof
1873 H 1.4%
1876 H 20 000 1.9%
1880  40 000 6%
1880  0% Proof
1881  40 000 7%
1881  0% Proof
1882 H 60 000 10%
1882 H 0.5% Proof
1885  16 000 5%
1885  0% Proof
1888  40 000 7%
1888  0% Proof
1890  160 000 $ 5.06 $ 5.06 30%
1890  0.5% Proof
1894  160 000 22%
1894  0.5% Proof
1896  400 000 $ 18 39%
1896  1.0% Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money World Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago 3075
Lot 31411
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 1876 H UNC
(PCGS MS64+)
USD 4560.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Weekly World Currency Internet Auction 281935
Lot 65208
Internet Archive
Aug 27, 2019 1896 XF
(PCGS XF45)
USD 85.00
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232117
Lot 65329
Internet Archive
Apr 28, 2021 Undetermined USD 1560.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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