Canada Coins List and Value

Canada has a rich history of producing distinctive and valuable coins. From early colonial issues to modern commemorative releases, Canadian coins offer a diverse and fascinating array for collectors and enthusiasts. In this blog post, we will explore the history, price, and value of Canada's coins, providing insight into some of the most notable pieces and their significance in the numismatic world.

History of Canadian Coins

The history of Canadian coins dates back to the late 17th century when French colonists first introduced coins to the region that is now Canada. After the British conquest in 1763, British coins became the standard currency in the area. In 1858, Canada began producing its own coins with the introduction of the first Canadian coins, the large cent and the five-cent silver piece. Over the years, Canada has continued to issue a wide variety of coins, each reflecting the country's history, culture, and achievements.

Notable Canadian Coins

Several Canadian coins stand out for their historical significance and rarity. One such example is the 1936 "Dot" coin, a rare penny with a dot below the date, which is highly sought after by collectors. Another iconic Canadian coin is the 1967 Centennial issue, featuring a unique design to commemorate Canada's 100th anniversary. The 1973 Mountie quarter and the 2004 poppy quarter are also noteworthy for their distinctive designs and tributes to Canadian heritage.

Price and Value

The value of Canadian coins varies widely depending on factors such as age, rarity, condition, and historical significance. Some older Canadian coins, particularly those in good condition and with low mintages, can command high prices in the collector's market. Modern commemorative coins, such as those honoring special events or anniversaries, also hold value for their unique designs and limited production. It's important for collectors to research and understand the market value of Canadian coins before making any purchases or sales.

Collecting Canadian Coins

For those interested in collecting Canadian coins, there are numerous resources available, including coin shows, online forums, and specialized dealers. Building a collection of Canadian coins can be a rewarding pursuit, offering insight into Canadian history, artistry, and craftsmanship. Whether focusing on specific eras, denominations, or themes, collecting Canadian coins allows enthusiasts to connect with the rich heritage of the country through these small, but significant, pieces of history.

Conclusion

Canada's coins encompass a wide range of designs, themes, and historical significance, making them a captivating area of interest for collectors and history enthusiasts alike. From early colonial issues to modern commemoratives, Canadian coins reflect the evolution of the country and its people. Understanding the history, price, and value of Canadian coins adds depth and appreciation to the hobby of coin collecting, providing a tangible link to Canada's past and present.

In conclusion, exploring the world of Canadian coins offers a glimpse into the country's heritage and the artistry of its numismatic creations. Whether pursuing rare historical pieces or admiring modern designs, Canadian coins hold a special place in the hearts of collectors and serve as enduring symbols of Canada's rich cultural tapestry.

Canada One or 1 Cent - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

1 Cent Coin Year: 2001 Obverse

 One Cent Coin Year: 2001  Reverse

Period: 1997-2003

Metal: Copper plated zinc 

Value: 1 Cent = 0.01 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 2.25 gm

Size: 19.05mm

Thickness: 1.45 mm

Shape : Circle

Year : 1997 

Mintage : 549,868,000

Price: Fine: 15 to 17 Very Fine: 20 to 25 Extremely Fine: 30 to 40 Uncirculated : 50 to 60

Year : 1998

Mintage : 999,578,000

Price: Fine: 15 Very Fine: 25 Extremely Fine: 30 Uncirculated : 40

Year : 1999 

Mintage : 1,089,625,000

Price: Fine: 10 Very Fine: 15 Extremely Fine: 20 Uncirculated : 30

Year : 2000 

Mintage : 771,908,206

Price: Fine: 15 Very Fine: 25 Extremely Fine: 35 Uncirculated : 45

Year : 2001 

Mintage : 919,358,000

Price: Fine: 10 Very Fine: 15 Extremely Fine: 25 Uncirculated : 40

Year : 2003

Mintage : 92,219,775

Price: Fine: 30 Very Fine: 35 Extremely Fine: 40 Uncirculated : 55

1 Cent - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

Price: 25

Canada One or 1 Cent - Elizabeth II 4th portrait; magnetic

Period: 2003-2012

Metal: Copper plated zinc 

Value: 1 Cent = 0.01 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 2.35 gm

Size: 19.05mm

Thickness: 1.45 mm

Shape : Circle

Year: 2003

Mintage : 355,000,000

Price: Fine: 25 Very Fine: 30 Extremely Fine: 60 Uncirculated : 90

1 Cent - Elizabeth II 4th portrait; magnetic

Price: 25

1 Cent - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

Period: 1990-1996

Metal: Bronze 

Value: 1 Cent = 0.01 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 2.25 gm

Size: 19.1mm

Shape : Circle

1 Cent - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

Price: 25

Canadian Coin 1 Cent - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

Period: 1982-1989

Metal: Bronze 

Value: 1 Cent = 0.01 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 2.25 gm

Size: 19.1mm

Thickness: 1.45 mm

Shape : Circle

1 Cent - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

Price: 25

1 Cent - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait; heavy type

Period: 1965-1979

Metal: Bronze 

Value: 1 Cent = 0.01 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 3.24 gm

Size: 19.05mm

Thickness: 1.65 mm

Shape : Circle

1 Cent - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait; heavy type

Price: 25

1 Cent Canada - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

Period: 1953-1964

Metal: Bronze 

Value: 1 Cent = 0.01 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 3.24 gm

Size: 19.05mm

Thickness: 1.65 mm

Shape : Circle

1 Cent - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

Price: 25

5 Cents Canada - Elizabeth II 4th portrait; magnetic

Period: 2003-2021

Metal: Nickel plated steel 

Value: 5 Cent = 0.05 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 3.95 gm

Size: 21.20mm

Thickness: 1.76 mm

Shape : Circle

Canada 5 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th portrait; magnetic

Price: 30

5 Cents - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

10 Cents Coin Year : 1995 Obverse

Ten Cents Coin Year : 1995  Reverse

Period: 1990-2001

Metal: Copper-nickel

Value: 5 Cent = 0.05 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 4.6 gm

Size: 21.20mm

Thickness: 1.76 mm

Shape : Circle

5 Cents - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

Price: 30

5 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

Period: 1982-1989

Metal: Copper-nickel

Value: 5 Cent = 0.05 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 4.6 gm

Size: 21.20mm

Thickness: 1.76 mm

Shape : Circle

5 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait;

Price: 30

5 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

5 Cents Coin Year : 1968 Obverse

 Five Cents Coin Year : 1968  Reverse

Period: 1965-1981

Metal: Nickel

Value: 5 Cent = 0.05 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 4.54 gm

Size: 21.21mm

Thickness: 1.70 mm

Shape : Circle

5 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

Price: 30

5 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait; round

Period: 1963-1964

Metal: Nickel

Value: 5 Cent = 0.05 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 4.54 gm

Size: 21.21mm

Thickness: 1.70 mm

Shape : Circle

5 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait; round

Price: 30

5 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

Period: 1955-1962

Metal: Nickel

Value: 5 Cent = 0.05 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 4.54 gm

Size: 21.23mm

Thickness: 1.70 mm

Shape : Dodecagonal (12-sided)

5 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait, nickel

Price: 40

5 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait, steel

Period: 1953-1954

Metal: Chromium plated steel

Value: 5 Cent = 0.05 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 4.54 gm

Size: 21.23mm

Thickness: 1.70 mm

Shape : Dodecagonal (12-sided)

5 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait, nickel

Price: 125

10 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th portrait

10 Cents Coin Year : 2006 Obverse

Ten Cents Coin Year : 2006  Reverse

Period: 2003-2021

Metal: Nickel plated steel

Value: 10 Cents 0.1 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 1.75 gm

Size: 18.03mm

Thickness: 1.22 mm

Shape : Circle

10 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th portrait

Price: 25

10 Cents - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

Period: 1990-2000

Metal: Nickel

Value: 10 Cents 0.1 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 2.07 gm

Size: 18.03mm

Thickness: 1.22 mm

Shape : Circle

10 Cents - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

Price: 25

10 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

Period: 1969-1989

Metal: Nickel

Value: 10 Cents 0.1 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 2.07 gm

Size: 18.03mm

Thickness: 1.19 mm

Shape : Circle

10 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

Price: 25

10 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait; Ottawa mint

Period: 1968

Metal: Nickel

Value: 10 Cents 0.1 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 2.07 gm

Size: 17.82mm

Thickness: 1.21 mm

Shape : Circle

10 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait; Ottawa mint

Price: 25

10 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait; Philadelphia mint

Period: 1968

Metal: Nickel

Value: 10 Cents 0.1 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 2.07 gm

Size: 18.03mm

Thickness: 1.16 mm

Shape : Circle

10 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait; Philadelphia mint

Price: 25

10 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait; Silver (.500), Philadelphia mint

Period: 1968

Metal: Silver (.500)

Value: 10 Cents 0.1 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 2.33 gm

Size: 18.03mm

Thickness: 1.16 mm

Shape : Circle

10 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait; Silver (.500), Philadelphia mint

Price: 250

10 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait, silver

Period: 1965-1966

Metal: Silver (.800)

Value: 10 Cents 0.1 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 2.33 gm

Size: 18.03mm

Thickness: 1 mm

Shape : Circle

10 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait, silver

Price: 250

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10 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

Period: 1953-1964

Metal: Silver (.800)

Value: 10 Cents 0.1 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 2.33 gm

Size: 18.03mm

Thickness: 1.1 mm

Shape : Circle

10 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

Price: 250

25 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th portrait

Period: 2003-2021

Metal: Nickel plated steel

Value: 25 Cents 0.25 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 4.43 gm

Size: 23.88mm

Thickness: 1.58 mm

Shape : Circle

Year: 2003

Mintage : 66,861,633

Fine: 25 Very Fine: 30 Extremely Fine: 45 Uncirculated : 115

Year: 2004

Mintage : 177,466,000

Fine: 20 Very Fine: 25 Extremely Fine: 50 Uncirculated : 80

Year: 2005

Mintage : 206,346,000

Fine: 20 Very Fine: 25 Extremely Fine: 40 Uncirculated : 70

Year: 2006

Mintage : 423,189,000

Fine: 20 Very Fine: 25 Extremely Fine: 30 Uncirculated : 65

Year: 2007

Mintage : 386,763,000

Fine: 20 Very Fine: 25 Extremely Fine: 30 Uncirculated : 65

Year: 2008

Mintage : 387,222,000

Fine: 20 Very Fine: 30 Extremely Fine: 35 Uncirculated : 80

Year: 2009

Mintage : 266,766,000

Fine: 25 Very Fine: 30 Extremely Fine: 50 Uncirculated : 75

Year: 2010

Mintage : 134,151,000

Fine: 20 Very Fine: 25 Extremely Fine: 35 Uncirculated : 85

Year: 2011

Mintage : 187,520,000

Fine: 20 Very Fine: 25 Extremely Fine: 30 Uncirculated : 80

Year: 2012

Mintage : 153,450,000

Fine: 20 Very Fine: 25 Extremely Fine: 40 Uncirculated : 60

Year: 2013

Mintage : 118,480,000

Fine: 20 Very Fine: 25 Extremely Fine: 30 Uncirculated : 65

Year: 2014

Mintage : 97,440,000

Fine: 15 Very Fine: 20 Extremely Fine: 45 Uncirculated : 90

Year: 2015

Mintage : 97,320,000

Fine: 20 Very Fine: 25 Extremely Fine: 45 Uncirculated : 105

Year: 2016

Mintage : 106,880,000

Fine: 15 Very Fine: 20 Extremely Fine: 35 Uncirculated : 65

Year: 2018

Mintage : 102,560,000

Fine: 15 Very Fine: 20 Extremely Fine: 30 Uncirculated : 55

25 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th portrait

Price: 30

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25 Cents - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

Period: 1999-2003

Metal: Nickel plated steel

Value: 25 Cents 0.25 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 4.43 gm

Size: 23.88mm

Thickness: 1.58 mm

Shape : Circle

25 Cents - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

Price: 30

25 Cents - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

Period: 1990-2001

Metal: Nickel

Value: 25 Cents 0.25 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 5.05 gm

Size: 23.88mm

Thickness: 1.58 mm

Shape : Circle

25 Cents - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

Price: 35

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25 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

25 Cents Coin Year : 1981 Obverse

 Twenty Five Cents Coin Year : 1981 Reverse

Period: 1979-1989

Metal: Nickel

Value: 25 Cents 0.25 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 5.07 gm

Size: 23.88mm

Thickness: 1.58 mm

Shape : Circle

25 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

Price: 35

25 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

Period: 1968-1978

Metal: Nickel

Value: 25 Cents 0.25 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 5.05 gm

Size: 23.88mm

Thickness: 1.61 mm

Shape : Circle

25 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

Price: 40

25 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait, Silver

Period: 1968

Metal: Silver (.500)

Value: 25 Cents 0.25 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 5.83 gm

Size: 23.88mm

Thickness: 1.8 mm

Shape : Circle

25 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait, Silver

Price: 200

25 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

Period: 1965-1966

Metal: Silver (.800)

Value: 25 Cents 0.25 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 5.83 gm

Size: 23.88mm

Thickness: 1.53 mm

Shape : Circle

25 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

Price: 250

25 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

Period: 1953-1964

Metal: Silver (.800)

Value: 25 Cents 0.25 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 5.83 gm

Size: 23.62mm

Thickness: 1.52 mm

Shape : Circle

Canada 25 cents in Indian rupees - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

Price: 300

Canada 50 Cents Coin - Elizabeth II 4th portrait

Period: 2003-2021

Metal: Nickel plated steel

Value: 50 Cents 0.50 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 6.9 gm

Size: 27.13mm

Thickness: 1.9 mm

Shape : Circle

50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th portrait

Price: 300

50 Cents - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait, revised coat of arms

Period: 1997-2000

Metal: Nickel plated steel

Value: 50 Cents 0.50 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 8.1 gm

Size: 27.13mm

Thickness: 2 mm

Shape : Circle

50 Cents- Elizabeth II 3rd portrait, revised coat of arms

Price: 200

50 Cents - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait, revised coat of arms

Period: 2001-2003

Metal: Nickel plated steel

Value: 50 Cents 0.50 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 6.9 gm

Size: 27.13mm

Thickness: 1.9 mm

Shape : Circle

50 Cents- Elizabeth II 3rd portrait, revised coat of arms

Price: 250

50 Cents - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

Period: 1990-1996

Metal: Nickel plated steel

Value: 50 Cents 0.50 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 8.1 gm

Size: 27.13mm

Thickness: 2.0 mm

Shape : Circle

50 Cents - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

Price: 150

50 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

Period: 1968-1989

Metal: Nickel

Value: 50 Cents 0.50 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 8.1 gm

Size: 27.13mm

Thickness: 1.93 mm

Shape : Circle

50 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

Price: 100

50 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait, silver

Period: 1965-1966

Metal: Silver (.800)

Value: 50 Cents 0.50 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 11.66 gm

Size: 29.72mm

Thickness: 2.1 mm

Shape : Circle

50 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait, silver

Price: 500

50 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait, complete coat of arms

Period: 1959-1964

Metal: Silver (.800)

Value: 50 Cents 0.50 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 11.66 gm

Size: 29.72mm

Thickness: 2.04 mm

Shape : Circle

50 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait, complete coat of arms

Price: 550

50 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait, simplified coat of arms

Period: 1953-1958

Metal: Silver (.800)

Value: 50 Cents 0.50 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 11.66 gm

Size: 29.72mm

Shape : Circle

50 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait, simplified coat of arms

Price: 850

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th portrait, new alloy

Period: 2012-2021

Metal: Brass plated steel

Value: 1 Dollar 1 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 16.27 gm

Size: 26.5mm

Thickness: 1.95 mm

Shape : Hendecagonal (11-sided)

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th portrait, new alloy

Price: 150

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th portrait

Period: 2003-2012

Metal: Bronze plated nickel

Value: 1 Dollar 1 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 7.0 gm

Size: 26.5mm

Thickness: 1.95 mm

Shape : Hendecagonal (11-sided)

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th portrait

Price: 100

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

Period: 1990-2003

Metal: Bronze plated nickel

Value: 1 Dollar 1 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 7.0 gm

Size: 26.5mm

Thickness: 1.75 mm

Shape : Hendecagonal (11-sided)

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

Price: 150

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

Period: 1987-1989

Metal: Bronze plated nickel

Value: 1 Dollar 1 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 7.0 gm

Size: 26.5mm

Thickness: 1.95 mm

Shape : Hendecagonal (11-sided)

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

Price: 150

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II small 2nd portrait

Period: 1978-1987

Metal: Nickel

Value: 1 Dollar 1 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 15.62 gm

Size: 32.13mm

Thickness: 2.62 mm

Shape : Circle

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II small 2nd portrait

Price: 300

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II large 2nd portrait

Period: 1968-1976

Metal: Nickel

Value: 1 Dollar 1 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 15.62 gm

Size: 32.13mm

Thickness: 2.65 mm

Shape : Circle

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II large 2nd portrait

Price: 150

Canada 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

Period: 1965-1966

Metal: Silver (.800)

Value: 1 Dollar 1 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 23.33 gm

Size: 36.1mm

Thickness: 2.84 mm

Shape : Circle

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

Price: 1200

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

Period: 1953-1963

Metal: Silver (.800)

Value: 1 Dollar 1 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 23.32 gm

Size: 36.06mm

Thickness: 2.84 mm

Shape : Circle

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

Price: 1100

Canada  2 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th portrait

Period: 2006-2012

Metal: Bi-metallic: Aluminium-Bronze center in nickel ring

Value: 2 Dollar 2 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 7.3 gm

Size: 28.0mm

Thickness: 1.75 mm

Shape : Circle

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th portrait

Price: 175

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

Period: 1996-2003

Metal: Bi-metallic: Aluminium-Bronze center in nickel ring

Value: 2 Dollar 2 CAD

Currency: Canadian dollar 

Weight: 7.3 gm

Size: 28.0mm

Thickness: 1.8 mm

Shape : Circle

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

Price: 150

 

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