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5 Cent 2002 – Present

5 Cent 2002 – Present

On this page, we will tell you all about the 5 Cent minted between the years 2002 – 2014.

If this is not what you are looking for, you may be interested in the 2 Cent.

A little background about the 5 Cent coin, The 5 Cent coin was part of the Euro Circulation coin series of Ireland. Produced between the years 2002 – 2014 at the Currency Centre, Dublin, Ireland mint. In total 767,749,177 5 Cent coins were produced.

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Identifying Features

The standard globally for identifying coins is the KM Code. This 5 Cent coin is referred to by the KM code KM# 34. The KM code is a unique reference number assigned to each coin.

Below are some other Identifying features, like which Mint the 5 Cent coin was made at as well as some other factors.

Country: Ireland
Denomination: 5 Cent
KM Code: KM# 34
Coin Series: Euro Circulation
Years Produced: 2002 – 2014

Design Features

The design of the 5 Cent coin featured a Harp on the Obverse of the coin and a Denomination and globe on the Reverse of the coin. More details on the design of the 5 Cent coin can be found below.

Themes: Musical Instruments
Obverse Description: Harp
Reverse Description: Denomination and globe

 

Mechanical Features

The Mechanical features of a coin are things like the size, weight, thickness and diameter for example. Looking at the mechanical features of a coin is the easiest way to tell if a coin is real or fake.

Quite often a fake will not match the mechanical features of the original coin when faked. Checking these features should be the first thing you do if you have your suspicions about a coin. Coins are produced very precisely to match the predetermined mechanical features.

Weight: 4.0000g
Diameter: 19.6mm
Rim: Raised. Not decorated. Both sides
Edge: Plain
Shape: Circular

 

5 Cent Coin Values

Below the 5 Cent coin values are shown on a grading scale, the higher on the scale the better condition the coin is in which makes it more valuable.

Check out our Awesome Guide to Coin Grading In 3 Simple Steps article to learn more about coin grading. If you want to understand how to accurately value your coins to ensure you are getting the price when selling or buying coins it can help. If you think we have missed anything get in touch and we will update the article.

If you are interested in finding out what the most valuable Irish coins are you should take a look at Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins.

Year & VersionMintageAG3G4VG8F12VF20XF40AU50MS60MS63Proof
2002456,270,848-------$0.40$0.80-
200348,352,370-------$0.40$0.80-
200480,354,322-------$0.40$0.80-
200556,454,380-------$0.40$0.80-
200688,003,370-------$0.40$0.80-
2006 Proof5,000----------
200736,225,742-------$0.40$0.80-
2007 Proof10,000----------
200861,844,008-------$0.40$0.80-
200910,333,341-------$0.40$0.80-
2009 Proof5,000----------
20101,023,881-------$0.40$0.80-
2010 Proof5,000----------
20111,024,637-------$0.40$0.80-
2011 Proof5,000----------
2012--------$0.40$0.80-
2012 Proof5,000----------
2013--------$0.40$0.80-
2014--------$0.40$0.80-

This purpose of this website is to educate and entertain, All values shown are a guideline only and should not be used for any means of financial investment or speculation, as with all things values may fluctuate depending on demand and scarcity, we strongly advise that all information on this website is used as it was intended – for entertainment purposes. The information relating to coins is sourced from many places such as NGC and The Irish Central Bank.

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