Dating central newfoundland
Most Newfoundland coins did not circulate much past 1949 so most minted after 1940 saw limited circulation so tend to be found in high quality today.
The Victorian large cents from Newfoundland begin in 1865, although pattern coins exist for 1864.
1865 to 1912 - 15.49 mm, 1.18 grams of 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper 1917 to 1919 - 15.49 mm, 1.17 grams of 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper 1929 to 1938 - 15.69 mm, 1.17 grams of 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper 1940 to 1944 - 15.49 mm, 1.17 grams of 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper 1945 to 1947 - 15.49 mm, 1.17 grams of 80% silver and 20% copper.
NFLD 1946 5 CENTJust over 2,000 Newfoundland 5 cents were struck for 1946, making these one of the rarest of Newfoundland coins.
For those new to coin collecting and who are not familiar with the meaning of the grading codes that preceded each price, information on them can be found on our Canadian Coin Introduction Page.
Newfoundland made the decision to introduce its own decimal coinage in 1863.
From 1940 to 1947 all Newfoundland coins were struck at the Royal Canadian Mint in Ottawa although not all of them have the C mint mark.
This is a closed series of coins, meaning no more types or dates are being struck.
NFLD 1940 CENTAlthough there is no C mint mark, these were struck in Canada.I seldom have one available and am always looking to buy examples of this date.