25 Cents - George VI with IND:IMP:

Features

Issuer Canada
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1937-1947
Value 25 Cents
0.25 CAD = USD 0.19
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.800)
Weight 5.83 g
Diameter 23.62 mm
Thickness 1.61 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 371
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 35,
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# 35
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The portrait of King George VI surrounded with the inscription "GEORGIVS VI D:G:REX ET IND:IMP"

Script: Latin

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI D:G:REX ET IND:IMP:
HP

Translation: George VI, King and Emperor of India by the grace of God

Engraver: Thomas Humphrey Paget

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".

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CANADA 1947
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)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1937  2 690 176 $ 2.56 $ 1.13 $ 3.91 $ 4.61 $ 7.02 $ 11 $ 16 18%
1937  0.2% Double HP; mintage included with 1937
1938  3 149 245 $ 2.35 $ 2.70 $ 3.51 $ 5.65 $ 11 17%
1939  3 532 495 $ 2.35 $ 2.88 $ 4.36 $ 6.24 $ 5.65 18%
1940  9 583 650 $ 2.33 $ 2.91 $ 3.09 $ 4.04 $ 5.65 32%
1941  6 654 672 $ 3.66 $ 2.65 $ 3.52 $ 4.04 $ 6.78 24%
1942  6 935 871 $ 2.33 $ 2.70 $ 2.70 $ 3.37 $ 5.79 24%
1943  13 559 575 $ 2.51 $ 2.89 $ 2.88 $ 3.53 $ 5.07 $ 8.20 39%
1944  7 216 237 $ 2.33 $ 3.61 $ 3.00 $ 4.22 $ 7.67 24%
1945  5 296 495 $ 2.33 $ 3.04 $ 3.39 $ 4.07 $ 2.64 $ 11 $ 47 20%
1946  2 210 810 $ 2.36 $ 2.25 $ 3.15 $ 3.65 11%
1947  1.6% Dot instead of the maple leaf (used up matrix), 1948, mintage included with 1947 regular date
1947  4 393 938 $ 3.26 $ 3.50 $ 4.52 $ 4.52 17% Maple leaf (1948)
1947  1 524 554 $ 2.88 $ 1.13 $ 4.02 10% Regular date

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