What does the P mean on Canadian coins?

What does the P mean on Canadian coins?

The P mint mark was chosen. In some years both P and no P mark coins have been made. Prior to using plated steel, the 5-cent coins were made of a non-ferrous cupro-nickel alloy and the cents were plated zinc cores.

What is a 1999 Canadian nickel made of?

Types and specifications

Definitive types
Years Mass Composition
1982–1989 4.6 g 75% copper, 25% nickel
1990–2001, 2006 (No “P” on obverse) 4.6 g 75% copper, 25% nickel
1999–2003 (With “P”) 3.95 g 94.5% steel, 3.5% copper, 2% nickel plating

What is a 1942 Canadian dime worth?

10 cents 1942 prices and values

Variety AG-3 VF-20
1942 $1.95 $3.30

How much is a 2002 Canadian dime worth?


Issuer Canada
Year 2002
Value 10 Cents 0.10 CAD = 0.08 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Nickel plated steel (nickel (2.5%) plated steel (92%) and copper (5.5%))

How much money is a dime?

Dime (United States coin) The dime, in United States usage, is a ten-cent coin, one tenth of a United States dollar, labeled formally as “one dime”.

What is a penny from 1999 made from?

There were no steel cents minted in 1999, but since 1982 Lincoln cents have been minted from copper plated zinc, and occasionally the planchet is poorly plated. Also, sometimes people use chemical means to remove the copper plating, leaving a zinc coin which is only marginally lighter than the normal 2.5g.

What is the value of a 1999 US dime?

1999 P Roosevelt Dime CoinTrackers.com has estimated the 1999 P Roosevelt Dime value at an average of 10 cents, one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth $2. (see details)…

What is the value of a Liberty dime?

Your Liberty Seated Dimes Value is Increasing. The Seated dimes value has a starting point of $11 to $12 for a well circulated coin. That is a nice beginning, but it is just the beginning. There are many rare dates scattered throughout this series. Find an 1879 in your group or an 1881 and the minimum value is $200.

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