The other noteworthy thing about this Canadian cent is that is was a short run for this type. They reduced the weight for two years and then reduced it again. Copper tends to get expensive fast.
Canada Cent Weights:
- 1867-1919 = 5.67 grams, Bronze 95% Copper
- 1919-1920 = 5.67 grams, Bronze 95.5% Copper
- 1920-1979 = 3.24 grams, Bronze 98% Copper
- 1980-1981 = 2.80 grams, Bronze 98% Copper
- 1982-1996 = 2.50 grams, Bronze 98% Copper
- 1997-Present = 2.25 grams, Copper-Plated Zinc (Unknown% Copper likely 4.5%)
- 1999-Present = 2.35 grams, Copper-Plated Steel 4.5% Copper
Here's the stats...
Type / Country: 1 Cent / Canada
Metal: 98% Copper, 1.5% Zinc, 0.5% Tin
Value: $0.03 in G-4
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