1948 Canadian 25-Cent Caribou Silver Quarter Coin Roll (Circulated)

Item: #1948-25C-ROLL    |    Mfr: Royal Canadian Mint    |   #1948-25C-ROLL

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1948 Canadian 25-Cent Caribou Silver Quarter Coin Roll (Circulated)

 

80% Silver 25 Cent Coins - George VI (1937 - 1952)

In early 1948, the Royal Canadian Mint was faced with an issue resulting from India's recent independence. The new obverse coinage tools, with the Latin phrase "ET IND: IMP" omitted to indicate that the King's titles had changed, would not arrive for several months, yet there was a great need for all denominations of coin. The Mint satisfied the demand by striking coins dated 1947 bearing a tiny maple leaf placed after the date to distinguish these unique 1948 issues.

 

Obverse

Coin depicts the design of King George VI with the Latin inscription:
GEORGIVS VI DEI GRATIA REX meaning "George VI, by the grace of God, the King."
 

Reverse

Depicts Emanuel Hahn's design of the caribou head with 'H' in front of caribou's neck at bottom. This design was part of the government's program of modernizing Canadian coinage.
 

 

Roll includes 40 coins of 1948 Canadian 25 Cent (Silver Quarters) in circulated condition. 
Note: The photo of this item is a stock image only.

 

Specifications

Mintage: 2,564,424
Composition: 80% silver, 20% copper
Finish: Circulation
Weight: 5.83 g
Diameter: 23.62 mm
Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
Face Value: 25 cents
Die axis: ↑↑

 

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