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25 cents 1973

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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. Theobverse, 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

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 25 cents 1973 varies. Below, the details of the value of the coin according to its grade. To help you to know the meaning of grades such as G4, VG8, F12, VF20, EF40, AU50, MS60, etc., you can jump to the grading section.

25 cents 1973 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1973 - Small Bust -----$ 1.60$ 1.70
1973 - Large Bust ---$ 120$ 150$ 200$ 250

25 cents 1973 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1973 - Small Bust $ 1.80$ 3.00$ 4.30$ 11$ 31$ 78-
1973 - Large Bust $ 330$ 480$ 840$ 1 400$ 3 400--

25 cents 1973 PL3

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Year PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1973 - Small Bust ---$ 2.10$ 6.70$ 23$ 29
1973 - Large Bust ---$ 300$ 320--

25 cents 1973 SP3

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Year SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1973 - Small Bust ----$ 15-$ 40
1973 - Large Bust ----$ 280$ 290-

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Errors and 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: ↑↑

Legend

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Notes

  1. The value of a 25 cents 1973 circulating coin generally concerns coins with an apparent wear due to the circulation. These coins rarely retain their original luster.
  2. The value of a 25 cents 1973 uncirculating coin generally concerns coins without visible wear. These coins generally retain their original luster.
  3. PL and SP coins come from uncirculated sets. They are made with a better quality than coins destined to the circulation.
  4. The values displayed on this page are in Canadian dollars.

Last update : Thursday, December 11, 2014

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