25 Cents - George VI w/o IND:IMP:

Features

Location Canada
Issuing entity Royal Canadian Mint
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1948-1952
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 1.58 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 370
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 44,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 43
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Head of King George VI facing left.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI DEI GRATIA REX
HP

Unabridged legend: GEORGIUS VI DEI GRATIA REX

Translation:
George VI, King by the grace of God).

Designer: Thomas Humphrey Paget Read more on Wikipedia

Thomas Humphrey Paget OBE was an English medal and coin designer and modeller. Paget's designs are indicated by the initials 'HP'. Paget was first approached by the Royal Mint in 1936 after the accession of King Edward VIII. Paget's recommendation had come via his earlier design for the obverse of a medal featuring the then-Prince of Wales.

Reverse

A caribou is accompanied with the face value and surrounded with the inscription "CANADA".

Notice that the Bluenose was also considered for the 25 cents coin. It was finally chosen for the 10 cents.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CANADA 1949
25
Cents
H

Designer: Emanuel Otto Hahn Read more on Wikipedia

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 - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:) -  obverse

© Walter_Scott

Mint

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

Comments

In an attempt to improve the appearance of the obverse on this coin, a slightly larger, lower relief portrait was developed and used on the coins from 1951-1952. The two varieties, High Relief (HR) and Low Relief (LR) can be distinguished by looking at where the 'A' in 'GRATIA' points:

HR: 'A' points to a denticle
LR: 'A' points between two denticles

Recently, the LR for 1951 has been found to have only been issued for Prooflike coins and NOT for circulation ones.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1948  2 564 424 $ 3.30 $ 3.30 $ 3.30 $ 4.90 $ 8.40 $ 98 $ 750 21% High Relief (HR)
1949  7 988 830 $ 2.20 $ 3.40 $ 3.40 $ 4.50 $ 6.30 $ 6.40 $ 55 37% HR
1950  9 673 335 $ 2.60 $ 2.60 $ 3.00 $ 3.90 $ 5.90 $ 5.90 $ 43 42% HR
1951  8 290 719 $ 2.30 $ 2.30 $ 2.30 $ 3.70 $ 5.70 $ 20 $ 140 37% HR
1951  $ 380 4% Low Relief (LR) **Did not circulate, prooflike condition only.** Qty included above
1952  8 859 642 $ 2.60 $ 2.80 $ 2.80 $ 4.40 $ 5.00 31% HR
1952  $ 3.10 $ 3.10 10% LR. Qty included above

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232046
Lot 62310
Internet Archive
Nov 11, 2020 1948 – High Relief (HR) UNC
(PCGS MS66)
USD 552.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232045
Lot 61292
Internet Archive
Nov 4, 2020 1948 – High Relief (HR) UNC
(NGC MS64)
USD 99.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
2020 June 28 The Walczak Collection of Canadian Coins Special Monthly Online Auction 61157
Lot 97102
Internet Archive
Jun 28, 2020 1948 – High Relief (HR) UNC The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
2019 September 5 - 9 Long Beach Expo World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach 3076
Lot 33546
Internet Archive
Sep 5, 2019 1948 – High Relief (HR) UNC USD 1200.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
The George Hans Cook Collection of Canadian Coins Monthly Online Auction 271934
Lot 36287
Internet Archive
Aug 25, 2019 1948 – High Relief (HR) UNC USD 786.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money World Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago 3075
Lot 31275
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 1948 – High Relief (HR) UNC USD 780.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 855
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1949 – HR UNC USD 12.85
(EUR 12.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
2020 June 28 The Walczak Collection of Canadian Coins Special Monthly Online Auction 61157
Lot 97100
Internet Archive
Jun 28, 2020 1949 – HR UNC
(PCGS MS65)
USD 192.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
The George Hans Cook Collection of Canadian Coins Monthly Online Auction 271934
Lot 36288
Internet Archive
Aug 25, 2019 1949 – HR UNC
(PCGS UNC Details (Cleaned))
USD 57.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money World Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago 3075
Lot 31276
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 1949 – HR UNC USD 900.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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