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25 Cents - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

25 Cents - Elizabeth II (3rd portrait) -  obverse25 Cents - Elizabeth II (3rd portrait) -  reverse

© Monéphil

Features

Country Canada
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1990-2001
Value 25 Cents
0.25 CAD = 0.19 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Nickel
Weight 5.05 g
Diameter 23.88 mm
Thickness 1.58 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 184,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 166
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

The portrait in right profile of Elizabeth II, when she was 64 years old, is surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II D · G · REGINA" (Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God).

Lettering: ELIZABETH II D · G · REGINA

Engraver: Dora de Pédery-Hunt

Dora de Pédery-Hunt, CM OOnt was a Hungarian-Canadian sculptor who designed medals and coins. She was the first Canadian citizen to design an effigy for Queen Elizabeth II.

Reverse

A caribou is accompanied with the face value and surrounded with the inscription "CANADA".

On the reverse, rim denticles were replaced by beads from 1993 on.

Lettering:
CANADA 1993
25
Cents
H

Engraver: Emanuel Otto Hahn

Emanuel Otto Hahn (30 May 1881 – 14 February 1957) was a German-born Canadian sculptor and coin designer. He taught and later married Elizabeth Wyn Wood. He co-founded and was the first president of the Sculptors' Society of Canada.

Edge

Reeded

25 Cents - Elizabeth II (3rd portrait) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Comments

Proof-like coins were part of sets and were not issued for circulation. The majority of these coins were struck at the Ottawa Mint and do not have a mint mark. Those struck at the Winnipeg Mint have a 'W' mark.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1990  140,649 1.40 Proof-like
1990  31,258,000 0.29 2.22 Rim denticles (reverse)
1991  459,000 14.92 Narrow Rim. Denticles (reverse)
1991  131,888 7.28 Proof-like
1991  Wide Rim. Denticles (reverse)
1993  73,758,000 0.14 0.30 0.33 1.05 1.05 Narrow rim. Beads (reverse)
1993  143,065 Proof-like
1993  Wide rim. Beads (reverse)
1994  77,670,000 0.24 0.28 0.34 0.55
1994  146,424 Proof-like
1995  89,210,000 0.28 0.28 0.71
1995  50,000 Proof-like
1996  28,106,000 3.43
1996  Proof-like
1997  from uncirculated sets
1997  Proof-like
1998  154,723 Proof-like
1998 W 37,417 8.68 Proof-like, struck at Winnipeg Mint
1999  from uncirculated sets
1999  Proof-like
2000  from uncirculated sets
2000  Proof-like
2000 W 6.41 Proof-like, struck at Winnipeg Mint
2001  8,415,000 0.30
2001  Proof-like

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