What Is the Weight of Canadian Coins in Grams?

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The weight of Canadian coins varies depending on the year they were made. Listed below are the most recent weights of the seven most common Canadian coins in grams:

  • One cent (penny): 2.35 grams
  • Five cents (nickel): 3.95 grams
  • 10 cents (dime): 1.75 grams
  • 20 cents: 4.65 grams
  • 25 cents (quarter): 4.4 grams
  • 50 cents (half dollar): 6.9 grams
  • One dollar (loonie): 6.27 grams
  • Two dollars (toonie): 6.92

Canadian half dollars are rarely used while Canadian pennies are no longer being made.