Canada 1915 25 cents

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Ponterio sale 177, lot 13082
Canada 1915 25 cents rev P177-13082.jpg

This specimen was lot 13082 in Ponterio sale 177 (Chicago, August 2013), where it sold for $999. The catalog description[1] noted, "CANADA. 25 Cents, 1915. PCGS AU-53." This type was struck 1912-19 at the Ottawa mint. This date is the key for the type. In 1920, the silver content was lowered to .800 fine but the design remained unchanged (KM 24a).

Recorded mintage: 242,382.

Specification: 5.83 g, .925 fine silver, .173 troy oz ASW, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM-24.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Cross, W. K., The Charlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins, 47th Ed., Toronto: Charlton International, 1993.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 177: The August 2013 Chicago ANA Auction, World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2013.

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