The King George VI Canadian Silver 25 Cent Coin is struck from .800 fine silver containing a net weight of 0.15 oz of fine silver. Once used in circulation as Canada's 25-cent coin, minted between 1937-1952 it is now recirculates as bullion silver coinage. The coin changed its design after 1947 to feature different inscriptions on its obverse.
On the obverse of the coin is a portrait of King George VI designed by engraver Thomas Humphrey Paget. On the 1937-1947 design the King is encircled by the inscriptions, "GEORGIVS VI D : G : REX ET IND : IMP :." The 1948-1952 design encircles His Majesty with the inscriptions, "GEORGIVS VI DEI GRATIA REX." The year of the coins you receive will depend on our inventory.
The reverse of the coin remained the same, with a Canadian Moose's head featured rising from the lower right edge of the coin. The 25-cent denomination appears between his antlers as he faces toward the inscription, "CANADA" along the left edge. The coin's mint year is written along the right edge, behind the moose. The reverse design was created by engraver Emanuel Hahn.
Orders placed will be filled with one, random date, King George VI Canadian Silver 25 Cent Coin, the exact date and design received may vary based on the inventory at the time of purchase.