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25 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait, Silver

Features

Country Canada
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1968
Value 25 Cents
0.25 CAD = 0.19 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 5.83 g
Diameter 23.88 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 62a,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 62a
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 1968 quarters were issued in both silver and nickel. This can be tested with a magnet.

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 1968
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
1968  71,464,000 1.22 1.22 1.78 2.20 2.20 2.96 3.79

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