25 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait, silver (.500)

25 Cents - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait, silver (.500)) -  obverse25 Cents - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait, silver (.500)) -  reverse

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Features

Location Canada
Issuing entity Royal Canadian Mint
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1968
Value 25 Cents
0.25 CAD = USD 0.20
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 5.83 g
Diameter 23.88 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 366
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 62a,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 62a
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

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"

Script: Latin

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 by the face value surrounded by the inscription "CANADA".

Script: Latin

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

Mint

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

Comments

Quarters in 1968 were issued in silver and nickel, and the metal used to produce them can be determined with a magnet. If it is magnetic, it is made of nickel. If it is non-magnetic, it is made of silver.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1968  71 464 000 $ 1.72 $ 1.72 $ 1.72 $ 2.03 $ 2.03 $ 2.62 $ 3.86

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