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25 Cents - George VI with IND:IMP:

Features

Country Canada
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1937-1947
Value 25 Cents
0.25 CAD = 0.19 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.800)
Weight 5.83 g
Diameter 23.62 mm
Thickness 1.61 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 35,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 35
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

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

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".

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 2.58 3.02 5.08 4.84 7.38 12.03 26.66 18%
1937  0.2% Double HP; mintage included with 1937
1938  3,149,245 2.36 2.93 4.15 5.93 11.86 17%
1939  3,532,495 2.34 3.02 4.50 6.52 5.93 17%
1940  9,583,650 2.37 2.79 3.19 4.25 5.44 32%
1941  6,654,672 2.57 3.69 4.25 7.19 24%
1942  6,935,871 2.44 2.84 3.18 3.54 7.62 25%
1943  13,559,575 2.63 2.69 3.00 4.00 5.72 8.61 39%
1944  7,216,237 2.44 3.80 3.02 3.38 10.66 24%
1945  5,296,495 2.44 3.56 4.27 11.40 20%
1946  2,210,810 2.36 3.31 3.56 12%
1947  1.8% Dot instead of the maple leaf (used up matrix), 1948, mintage included with 1947 regular date
1947  4,393,938 3.55 4.74 4.74 17% Maple leaf (1948)
1947  1,524,554 3.21 4.22 11% Regular date

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