1964 Canadian 25-Cent Caribou Silver Quarter Coin (Brilliant Uncirculated)

Item: #1964-25CENT-BU    |    Mfr: Royal Canadian Mint    |   #1964-25CENT-BU

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Tags: 1964, 25-Cent

1964 Canadian 25-Cent Caribou Silver Quarter Coin (Brilliant Uncirculated) 

 

25 Cents - Elizabeth II with Laureate Portrait / Caribou

The caribou on a 25-cent piece dates back to 1936 when a change in the sovereign's image on circulation currency prompted the Canadian government to modify the designs on the reverse side of coins as well. The caribou design was created by Canadian artist Emanuel Hahn and was first used in 1937.

 

Silver Composition 

Standard issue Canadian 25-cent quarters dated 1937 - 1967 contain a silver composition of 80% silver and 20% copper.
Actual silver weight (ASW): 0.15 troy ounces (troy oz)
 

 

Obverse

Coin depicts the Laureate portrait design of Queen Elizabeth II with the Latin inscription:
ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA meaning "Elizabeth II, by the grace of God, the Queen

 

Reverse

Designed by Emanuel Hahn, the coin features a left facing image of a Caribou head. The denomination sits between the antlers. Text to the left reads "CANADA", while the text to the right features the date.

 

Packaging

Canadian 25-cents silver quarter coin comes from an original roll and is in brilliant uncirculated condition.
Note: The photo of this item is a stock image only.

 

Specifications

Mintage: 36,479,343
Composition: 80% silver, 20% copper
Finish: Circulation
Weight: 5.83 g
Diameter: 23.88 mm
Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
Face Value: 25 cents
Die axis: ↑↑

 

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