Coin Type Specifications
Region: Canada
Denomination: C25C
Diameter: 23.88 (mm)
Coin Metal Composition:
Nickel [99.9%] 5.06493 (g)
Total Mass: 5.07 (g)

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1979-1989 - Elizabeth II - Canadian Quarter
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1979-1989 - Elizabeth II - Canadian Quarter Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 8 Coins
Nickel : 40.51944 Grams
Total Mass : 40.56 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Nickel $4.494 $0.308 $0.010 5.06493 g $0.050
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $0.050
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 8 Coins: $0.402
- Precious Metal prices updated on 07-17-2024
8 Example Coins Found...


Coin Type Description
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Years Minted: 1979-1989
Mint Marks:
Denomination: C25C
Obverse Design: Queen Elizabeth II - surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II D • G • REGINA"
Obverse Designer: Arnold Machin
Reverse Design: A caribou is accompanied with the facial value and surrounded with the inscription "CANADA" Lettering: · C A N A D A · · YEAR 25 cents
Reverse Designer: Emanuel Hahn
1979-1989 - Elizabeth II - Canadian 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.


Quarter (Canadian coin)

Years: 1968–1999
Mass: 5.05 g
Diameter: 23.88 mm
Composition: 99.9% nickel


Canada: 1953-Present Elizabeth II Caribou 25 Cents

Quick Coinage Facts
Years Minted: 1953-Present
Type 3 Composition: Nickel
Type 3 Nickel Queen with Tiara: 1968 to 1972, & 1974 to 1989
Type 3 Total Mintage: 2,316,487,619
Obverse Design: Bust Design
Reverse Design: Animal Design


25 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

KM# 74
Country Canada
Years 1979-1989
Value 25 Cents
0.25 CAD = 0.21 USD
Metal Nickel
Weight 5.07 g
Diameter 23.88 mm
Thickness 1.58 mm
Engravers Arnold Machin (obverse)
Emanuel Hahn (reverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Edge Reeded

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