Canada 1874-H 25 cents

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Canada 1874H 25 cents rev 600.jpg

This type was struck 1870-1901 and superseded the disliked twenty cent piece. This Heaton mint issue is a common date but like all Canadian quarters of the period, is very scarce in nice condition.

Recorded mintage: 1,600,000.

Specification: 5.81 g, .925 fine silver, .173 troy oz ASW, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM 5.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Cross, W. K., The Charlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins, 47th Ed., Toronto: Charlton International, 1993.

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