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25 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

25 Cents - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  obverse25 Cents - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Country Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1979-1989
Value 25 Cents
0.25 CAD = 0.19 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Nickel
Weight 5.07 g
Diameter 23.88 mm
Thickness 1.58 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 74,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 62b.3
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

The portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right from when she was 39 years old, surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II D · G · REGINA"

Lettering: ELIZABETH II D · G · REGINA

Translation: Elizabeth II Queen by the Grace of God

Engraver: Arnold Machin

Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, coin and stamp designer.

Reverse

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

Lettering:
CANADA 1982
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

Mint

Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa, Canada (1908-date)

Comments

The portrait of the Queen was reduced from the previous issue.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1979  131,042,905 0.19 0.15 0.24 0.26 0.29 0.51 0.74 43%
1979  1.09 1.2% Proof-like
1980  76,178,000 0.24 0.21 0.41 1.18 19% Far Beads
1980  0.76 3% Near Beads
1980  1.18 0.6% Proof-like
1981  131,580,272 0.19 0.20 0.24 0.34 0.38 0.80 27%
1981  0.07% Proof
1981  199,000 1.33 1.8% Proof-like
1982  171,926,000 0.24 0.26 0.35 0.29 0.54 1.14 33%
1982  0.75 0.09% Proof
1982  180,908 1.89 2.0% Proof-like
1983  13,162,000 0.35 1.60 8%
1983  2.12 0.07% Proof
1983  168,000 1.52 1.3% Proof-like
1984  121,668,000 0.24 0.39 0.35 0.39 0.80 26%
1984  0.04% Proof
1984  161,602 0.52 1.3% Proof-like
1985  158,734,000 0.19 0.08 0.28 0.29 0.28 2.09 0.84 30%
1985  0.07% Proof
1985  157,037 1.77 1.4% Proof-like
1986  132,220,000 0.19 0.27 0.27 0.27 0.32 0.51 1.12 26%
1986  0.12% Proof
1986  175,745 2.06 1.3% Proof-like
1987  53,408,000 0.29 0.53 0.27 0.46 0.93 16%
1987  0.10% Proof
1987  179,004 4.13 1.4% Proof-like
1988  80,368,473 0.19 0.20 0.20 0.47 0.47 0.51 2.35 19%
1988  0.06% Proof
1988  175,259 2.35 1.3% Proof-like
1989  119,796,307 0.20 0.27 0.25 0.38 1.37 24%
1989  0.12% Proof
1989  170,928 1.05 1.2% Proof-like

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