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Canada 1940 25 Cents / 1940 Canadian Quarter

This coin is in VF20 to EF40 condition (depending on how much you penalize it for some dark toning spots).

The obverse shows King George the Sixth facing to the left, bareheaded. The legend reads “Georgivs VI D : G : Rex Et Ind : Imp :” (Latin shorthand for George the 6th, Glorious Leader of the United Kingdom, Emperor of India).

 

Canada 1940 25 Cents (Canadian Quarter) Obverse

Canada 1940 25 Cents (Canadian Quarter) Obverse

The reverse shows an caribou facing to the left. The legend reads “Canada” followed by the date. The denomination is locked in the middle of the caribou’s antlers.

Canada 1940 25 Cents (Canadian Quarter) Reverse

Canada 1940 25 Cents (Canadian Quarter) Reverse

Identification code: Canada KM-35 (minted from 1937-1947)

Date: 1940

Mint Mark: n/a (minted at the Royal Canadian Mint in Ottawa)

Mintage: 9,583,650

Country of origin: Canada

Composition: 80% Silver (.1500 oz ASW)

Size: 23.88 mm

Weight: 5.8319g

Estimated Value: $5-6 with silver at ~$30/oz