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25 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

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

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Features

Country Canada
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,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 62b.3
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

The portrait in right profile of Elizabeth II, when she was 39 years old, is surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II D · G · REGINA" (Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God).

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

Lettering: ELIZABETH II D · G · REGINA

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

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1979  131,042,905 0.13 0.21 0.25 0.28 0.48 0.87
1979  1.07 Proof-like
1980  76,178,000 0.28 0.21 0.34 1.16 Far Beads
1980  Near Beads
1980  1.30 Proof-like
1981  131,580,272 0.23 0.32 2.41
1981  199,000 1.67 Proof-like
1982  171,926,000 0.42 0.24 0.28 0.26 1.10
1982  180,908 1.84 Proof-like
1983  13,162,000 0.26 2.61
1983  168,000 1.42 Proof-like
1984  121,668,000 0.22 0.49 0.29 1.67
1984  161,602 1.83 Proof-like
1985  158,734,000 0.19 0.06 0.28 0.27 0.27 0.84
1985  157,037 1.67 Proof-like
1986  132,220,000 0.26 0.26 0.29 1.39 1.97
1986  175,745 1.99 Proof-like
1987  53,408,000 0.27 0.56 0.24 0.48 0.73
1987  179,004 3.90 Proof-like
1988  80,368,473 0.23 0.50 0.27 2.22
1988  175,259 Proof-like
1989  119,796,307 0.19 0.28 0.23 0.79 2.00
1989  170,928 1.67 Proof-like

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