25 Cents - Victoria

Features

Issuer Canada
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1870-1901
Value 25 Cents
0.25 CAD = USD 0.19
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.925) (.925 silver .075 copper)
Weight 5.81 g
Diameter 23.88 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 376
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 5,
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# 6
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Head of Queen Victoria wearing a tiara, facing left.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA.
CANADA

Unabridged legend: VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA

Translation: Victoria Queen by the grace of God

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon Read more on Wikipedia

Leonard Charles Wyon was a British engraver of the Victorian era most notable for his work on the gold and silver coinage struck for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and the bronze coinage of 1860 with the second head portrait, in use from 1860 to 1894.

Reverse

The face value is surrounded with two maple boughs and a crown

Script: Latin

Lettering:
25
CENTS
1880
H

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon Read more on Wikipedia

Leonard Charles Wyon was a British engraver of the Victorian era most notable for his work on the gold and silver coinage struck for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and the bronze coinage of 1860 with the second head portrait, in use from 1860 to 1894.

Edge

Reeded

Mints

Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)
H Heaton and Sons / The Mint Birmingham Limited, United Kingdom (1850-2003)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1870  2% Large 0, E2 effigy, short ribbon ends. Qty included above
1870  900 000 $ 31 11% Narrow 0, E1 effigy, short ribbon ends
1871  400 000 7% E1 or E2 effigy, short ribbon ends
1871 H 748 000 $ 3700 5% E1 or E2 effigy, short ribbon ends
1872 H 2 240 000 $ 6.10 $ 14 $ 18 $ 27 $ 100 35% E1 or E2 effigy, short ribbon ends
1874 H 1 600 000 $ 3.60 $ 14 $ 21 $ 21 $ 55 $ 160 $ 810 27% E2 effigy, short ribbon ends
1875 H 1 000 000 $ 1100 $ 1500 $ 1800 $ 39 000 2% E1 or E2 effigy, short ribbon ends. Includes blunt 5 and pointed 5 varieties. Qty included above
1880 H 400 000 2% Large 0, E2 effigy, short ribbon ends
1880 H 1.7% Narrow 0 over the large one, E2 effigy, short ribbon ends. Qty included above
1880 H 2% Narrow 0, E2 effigy, short ribbon ends. Qty included above
1881 H 820 000 $ 8.30 10% E2 effigy, short ribbon ends
1882 H 600 000 7% E3 effigy, short ribbon ends
1883 H 960 000 $ 9.90 $ 25 $ 190 $ 2700 11% E4 effigy, short ribbon ends
1885  192 000 2% E2 effigy, short ribbon ends
1886  540 000 $ 2.90 6% E2, E4 or E5 effigy, short ribbon ends
1886  2% E5 effigy, long ribbon ends. Qty included above
1887  100 000 $ 550 $ 1700 $ 9000 2% E5 effigy, long ribbon ends
1888  400 000 7% Narrow 8s, E5 effigy, long ribbon ends
1888  3% Thick 8s, E5 effigy, long ribbon ends. Qty included above
1889  66 324 3% E5 effigy, long ribbon ends
1890 H 200 000 $ 28 $ 1300 8% E5 effigy, long ribbon ends
1891  120 000 $ 200 $ 3200 4% E5 effigy, long ribbon ends
1892  510 000 $ 8.60 $ 23 $ 250 $ 2100 14% E5 effigy, long ribbon ends
1893  100 000 $ 190 3% E5 effigy, long ribbon ends
1894  220 000 $ 420 $ 5500 6% E5 effigy, long ribbon ends
1899  415 580 $ 9.20 $ 1100 13% E5 effigy, long ribbon ends
1900  1 320 000 $ 5.30 $ 13 $ 18 $ 220 $ 1000 30% E5 effigy, long ribbon ends
1901  640 000 $ 7.40 $ 7.40 $ 22 $ 480 16% E5 effigy, long ribbon ends. Includes double-struck 9 (9/9) variety

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
2020 June 28 The Walczak Collection of Canadian Coins Special Monthly Online Auction 61157
Lot 97043
Internet Archive
Jun 28, 2020 1871 H – E1 or E2 effigy, short ribbon ends UNC
(PCGS MS65)
USD 4920.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money World Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago 3075
Lot 31200
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 1871 H – E1 or E2 effigy, short ribbon ends UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 2640.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Victoria
Katz
Auction 69
Lot 2974
Internet Archive
Oct 29, 2022 1872 H – E1 or E2 effigy, short ribbon ends AU USD 398.46
(EUR 372.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232115
Lot 63321
Internet Archive
Apr 14, 2021 1874 H – E2 effigy, short ribbon ends UNC
(PCGS MS62)
USD 690.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
2020 June 28 The Walczak Collection of Canadian Coins Special Monthly Online Auction 61157
Lot 97046
Internet Archive
Jun 28, 2020 1874 H – E2 effigy, short ribbon ends UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 1560.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231942
Lot 63306
Internet Archive
Oct 17, 2019 1874 H – E2 effigy, short ribbon ends UNC
(NGC MS61)
USD 840.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money World Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago 3075
Lot 31207
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 1874 H – E2 effigy, short ribbon ends UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 2400.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232209
Lot 61420
Internet Archive
Feb 24, 2022 1874 H – E2 effigy, short ribbon ends AU
(NGC AU Details (Cleaned))
USD 94.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232010
Lot 61223
Internet Archive
Mar 4, 2020 1874 H – E2 effigy, short ribbon ends AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 162.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 25 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231938
Lot 63255
Internet Archive
Sep 19, 2019 1874 H – E2 effigy, short ribbon ends AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 168.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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