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25 cents 1973

25 cents 1973
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The reverse of the 25 cents 1973 was chosen to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the North-West Mounted Police later called the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The obverse, smaller and more detailed, was also chosen for 1973. By cons, a small amount of 25 cents coins were produced in 1973 with the obverse of 1972, creating these two varieties : Small Bust and Large Bust. According to the Chartlon, the amount of coins with the Large Bust does not exceed 10 000.

25 cents 1973 prices and values

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1973 - Small Bust -$0.25$0.25$0.25$0.25$1.15$1.15
1973 - Large Bust ---$120$140$190$230
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1973 - Small Bust $1.45$2.60$3.80$9.50$23.20$66.70-
1973 - Large Bust $330$490$750$1,230$3,270--
Variety PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1973 - Small Bust ---$1.95$5.20$19.20$29.40
1973 - Large Bust ---$300$310$340-
Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1973 - Small Bust ----$14.70-$39.20
1973 - Large Bust ---$160$250$340-

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Varieties

Small Bust

25 cents 1973 - Small bust

Large Bust

The Large Bust variety indicates that the effigy of the queen is the same as 1965 to 1972 25 cents coins.. This effigy is larger, with less detail. Beads are also placed closer to the edge than the Small Bust variety.

25 cents 1973 - Large bust

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Mintage

  • 25 cents 1973 - Small Bust : 135 958 589
  • 25 cents 1973 - Large Bust : Included

Specifications - 25 cents 1973 - Small Bust

  • Alloy: 100% nickel
  • Weight: 5.07 grams
  • Diameter : 23.88 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Patrick Brindley, Reverse: Walter Ott
  • Designer: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Patrick Brindley, Reverse: Walter Ott
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Magnetism: Magnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

The values on this page are in Canadian dollars (CAD).

Last update : Thursday, February 15, 2018

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