25 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait) -  obverse25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Country Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1953-1964
Value 25 Cents
0.25 CAD = 0.20 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.800)
Weight 5.83 g
Diameter 23.62 mm
Thickness 1.52 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 369
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 52,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 52
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The laureate portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right from when she was 27 years old, surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA"

Lettering: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

Translation: Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God

Engraver: Mary Gillick

Mary Gillick was a sculptor best known for her effigy of Elizabeth II used on coinage in the United Kingdom and elsewhere from 1953 to 1970.

Reverse

The inscription "CANADA" above with a caribou to the left, the denomination above, and the date to the right

Lettering:
CANADA 1953
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





0.15 oz ASW

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1953  10 546 769 2.45 2.45 2.85 3.14 6.04 10.03 15% Large date, high raised pattern, no fold on the shoulder
1953  2.70 2.38 3.80 5.64 7% Small date, fold on the shoulder, mintage included with large date
1954  2 318 891 3.24 59.19 8% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1955  9 552 505 2.86 2.44 2.67 2.98 4.05 23.60 18% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1956  11 269 353 2.86 2.45 2.71 2.93 3.98 9.38 19% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1957  12 770 190 2.86 2.45 2.62 3.57 4.62 7.82 20% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1958  9 336 910 2.49 2.68 3.16 3.11 3.24 8.49 17% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1959  13 503 461 2.17 2.38 3.58 4.29 4.10 7.27 21% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1960  22 835 327 2.54 1.93 2.42 2.70 2.49 4.72 6.55 29% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1961  18 164 368 2.86 3.02 1.99 3.57 3.94 6.52 24% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1962  29 559 266 1.85 2.96 2.67 3.44 3.08 4.10 7.22 31% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1963  21 180 652 0.79 0.20 2.10 2.67 3.20 4.10 6.55 26% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1964  36 479 343 2.86 2.49 2.86 3.11 4.10 4.32 38% Small date, fold on the shoulder

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