25 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

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

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Features

Location Canada
Issuing entity Royal Canadian Mint
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1953-1964
Value 25 Cents
0.25 CAD = USD 0.19
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.800) (.800 silver .200 copper)
Weight 5.83 g
Diameter 23.62 mm
Thickness 1.52 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 369
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 52,
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# 52
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg 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"

Script: Latin

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

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CANADA 1953
25
Cents

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

25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait) -  obverse

© Walter_Scott

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 $ 2.59 $ 2.59 $ 2.59 $ 3.10 $ 5.29 $ 8.23 $ 11 15% Large date, high raised pattern, no fold on the shoulder
1953  $ 2.37 $ 2.76 $ 2.76 $ 2.76 $ 4.94 8% Small date, fold on the shoulder, mintage included with large date
1954  2 318 891 $ 3.18 $ 3.18 $ 3.18 $ 3.98 $ 58 8% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1955  9 552 505 $ 2.28 $ 2.28 $ 2.28 $ 2.70 $ 3.55 $ 11 $ 21 18% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1956  11 269 353 $ 2.77 $ 2.77 $ 2.77 $ 2.77 $ 3.48 $ 5.47 $ 7.79 19% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1957  12 770 190 $ 2.50 $ 2.58 $ 2.63 $ 2.88 $ 3.76 $ 5.98 $ 9.44 20% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1958  9 336 910 $ 1.84 $ 2.32 $ 2.35 $ 2.90 $ 2.90 $ 5.09 $ 7.53 18% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1959  13 503 461 $ 2.58 $ 2.58 $ 2.58 $ 3.14 $ 3.75 $ 3.86 $ 6.37 21% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1960  22 835 327 $ 1.98 $ 1.98 $ 2.42 $ 2.42 $ 2.50 $ 4.13 $ 5.74 29% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1961  18 164 368 $ 2.41 $ 2.41 $ 2.41 $ 3.22 $ 3.45 $ 4.89 $ 6.85 24% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1962  29 559 266 $ 1.62 $ 2.61 $ 2.69 $ 2.91 $ 2.91 $ 3.74 $ 6.32 32% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1963  21 180 652 $ 0.92 $ 0.92 $ 1.88 $ 2.35 $ 2.83 $ 3.59 $ 5.74 26% Small date, fold on the shoulder
1964  36 479 343 $ 2.50 $ 2.67 $ 2.67 $ 2.81 $ 3.59 $ 3.86 38% Small date, fold on the shoulder

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Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)
Heritage Auctions
The George Hans Cook Collection of Canadian Coins Monthly Online Auction 271934
Lot 36300
Internet Archive
Aug 25, 2019 1954 – Small date, fold on the shoulder UNC USD 74.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232013
Lot 64289
Internet Archive
Mar 25, 2020 1955 – Small date, fold on the shoulder UNC
(PCGS MS63)
USD 288.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232049
Lot 61308
Internet Archive
Dec 2, 2020 Undetermined UNC USD 252.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)
Heritage Auctions
2019 September 5 - 9 Long Beach Expo World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach 3076
Lot 33547
Internet Archive
Sep 5, 2019 Undetermined UNC USD 492.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)
Heritage Auctions
The George Hans Cook Collection of Canadian Coins Monthly Online Auction 271934
Lot 36297
Internet Archive
Aug 25, 2019 Undetermined UNC USD 492.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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