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Canada Large Cent  1858 to 1920
Canada Large Cent 1858 to 1920

These are grand old coins, Asher. They come from a time when one cent was WORTH something!

All Canadian large cents are worth about $10 US dollars in average circulated condition and they rise to about $50 or more in uncirculated condition. This is true for all dates except as follows. Coins dated 1858 are worth $150 in average circulated condition, and dates 1894, 1898H, 1900 (not 1900H), and 1907H are worth about $25 in average circulated. Finally, coins dated after 1908 are worth only $2 in average circulated condition.

Most coin dealers pay about one-half the prices above (or less) for Canadian large cents. A 100% dealer markup is common for these coins.

The 'heads' side of the coin changes portraits of the reigning British monarch. George V and Edward VII join Victoria on the Canadian large cent series.

Coin: 333 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Asher, Sun, 29-Mar-2009 14:24:26 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Thu, 22-Aug-2013 02:32:08 GMT
Reviewed and updated by CoinQuest, appraisal ok, Wed, 19-Sep-2012 14:34:59 GMT
Requester description: Front of coin has inscription of 'Victoria Dei Grattia Regina. Canada' Rear of coin has inscription of 'one cent' '1886' with no mint mark below the date.
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