Coin Type Specifications
Region: Canada
Denomination: C25C
Diameter: 23.88 (mm)
Coin Metal Composition:
Steel [94%] 4.136 (g)
Copper [3.8%] 0.1672 (g)
Nickel [2.2%] 0.0968 (g)
Total Mass: 4.4 (g)

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2005 - Year of the Veteran Commemorative
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Coin Type Coins
2005 - Year of the Veteran Commemorative Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 1 Coins
Steel : 4.136 Grams
Copper : 0.1672 Grams
Nickel : 0.0968 Grams
Total Mass : 4.4 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Copper $2.091 $0.143 $0.005 0.1672 g $0.001
Nickel $4.494 $0.308 $0.010 0.0968 g $0.001
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $0.002
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 1 Coins: $0.002
- Precious Metal prices updated on 07-25-2024
1 Example Coins Found...


Coin Type Description
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Years Minted: 2005
Mint Marks: P, L
Denomination: C25C
Obverse Design: The portrait in right profile of Elizabeth II, when she was 77 years old, is surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II D • G • REGINA" (Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God). Lettering: ELIZABETH II D·G·REGINA Lettering: ELIZABETH II D·G·REGINA P
Obverse Designer: Susanna Blunt
Reverse Design: Two veterans in left profile are surrounded with the facial value and the inscription "CANADA" Lettering: 25 CENTS CANADA 2005 EG
Reverse Designer: Elaine Goble
2005 - Year of the Veteran Commemorative Quarter

The quarter is a Canadian coin, valued at 25 cents or one-fourth of a Canadian dollar. It is a small, circular coin of silver colour. According to the Royal Canadian Mint, the official name for the coin is the 25-cent piece, but in practice and from American influence, it is usually called a quarter. The coin is produced at the Royal Canadian Mint's facility in Winnipeg.

94.0% steel (unspecified alloy)
3.8% copper
2.2% nickel plating


2005 Remembrance Day

The Government of Canada has declared 2005 the Year of the Veteran. Throughout the year, Canadians will remember, honour, celebrate, and teach our youth about the contributions and sacrifices of our veterans.

During Veterans' Week, November 5 to 11, Canada will pause to remember all Veterans, to reflect upon their contributions and sacrifices, and to pay tribute to those who died protecting the values and freedoms we enjoy today.


RCM - Year of the Veteran Commemorative Quarter

"To go wherever we're needed… To do whatever is asked of us"

In 2005, Canadians reached out to thank our veterans and honour their decades of duty and sacrifice in times of war and peace. The Royal Canadian Mint proudly issued the Year of the Veteran 25-Cent Coin to pay tribute to Canadian veterans, young and old.

These brave men and women are not only those who fought in the World Wars I and II and the Korean War. Amongst them are the younger faces of Canadian Armed Forces personnel who have served in places like Afghanistan and the former Yugoslavia and who foster peace and freedom on behalf of Canada.

The design, by artist Elaine Goble, depicts the profiles of two veterans from different generations, joined by love of their country.

Face value: 25 cents (Twenty-Five Cents)
Composition: three-ply nickel finish plated steel
Weight (g): 4.4
Diameter (mm): 23.88
Edge: serrated
Finish: circulation
Artist: Elaine Goble


25 Cents - Elizabeth II Year of the Veteran

KM# 535
Country Canada
Year 2005
Value 25 Cents
Metal Nickel-plated Steel
Weight 4.43 g
Diameter 23.88 mm
Thickness 1.58 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Edge Reeded
Susanna Blunt (obverse)
E. Gobel (reverse)

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