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25 cents 1870 to 1901

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In 1873, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1884, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, no 25-cents coins were produced.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1870 - Obverse # 1 $11.00$22.20$40.20$62.90$120$270$490
1870 - Obverse # 2 $520$1,050$1,470$2,010$3,280$9,300$14,200
1871 - Obverse # 1 - H $170$400$600$880$1,580$3,550-
1871 - Obverse # 2 - H $15.70$33.70$63.70$120$210$460$790
1871 - Obverse # 1 $43.00$110$200$330$640$1,270$2,180
1871 - Obverse # 2 $13.00$27.80$48.30$83.30$170$400$720
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Small 2 - H $5.60$11.80$19.60$34.30$56.40$130$300
1872 - Obverse # 2 - 7/7 - H $7.80$15.40$30.10$50.60$120$230$440
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Large 2 - H $5.70$11.80$19.60$34.30$68.60$170$340
1874 - H $7.50$13.60$22.50$37.60$64.00$160$290
1875 - Blunt 5 - H $180$320$620$1,180$2,470$4,740$8,900
1875 - Pointed 5 - H $180$330$710$1,220$2,550$5,100$9,000
1880 - H - Wide 0 $68.70$130$230$530$890$2,250$3,220
1880 - Narrow 0 - H $22.00$43.60$94.70$200$390$870$1,380
1880 - H - Wide 0 / Narrow 0 $51.50$110$210$420$870$1,890$3,070
1881 - H $12.50$26.10$50.60$87.30$170$390$720
1882 - H $14.00$28.80$50.70$110$200$510$720
1883 - H $8.60$16.30$33.70$56.50$120$270$420
1885 - Curved top 5 $64.00$100$220$420$850$1,730$3,430
1885 - Straight top 5 $66.00$100$230$440$950$2,030$3,680
1885 - 5/3 $85.00$130$270$510$1,140$2,570$4,390
1886 - Obverse # 2 - Short Bough End $29.00$53.90$110$210$440$870$1,500
1886 - Obverse # 4 - Short Bough End $23.00$41.70$91.50$170$340$710$1,290
1886 - Obverse # 4 - 6/6 - Short Bough End $38.00$80.90$160$310$650$1,360$2,220
1886 - Obverse # 5 - Short Bough End $20.00$39.20$74.70$150$320$780$1,290
1886 - Obverse # 5 - 6/6 - Short Bough End $37.00$85.00$170$330$660$1,200$1,960
1886 - Obverse # 5 - Long Bough End $22.50$51.50$100$190$430$910$1,510
1886 - Obverse # 5 - 6/7 - Long Bough End $34.20$60.40$120$280$510$1,000$1,630
1887 $52.70$100$220$420$910$1,930$3,560
1888 - Narrow 8's $12.00$22.20$45.70$83.30$180$390$640
1888 - Wide 8's $12.00$22.20$45.70$83.30$190$380$640
1889 - Closed 9 $80.00$130$290$570$1,140$1,530$4,020
1889 - Open 9 $80.00$130$290$570$1,140$2,380$4,020
1890 - H $12.00$25.80$53.20$100$230$490$740
1891 $37.50$70.50$170$330$620$1,220$1,650
1892 $10.00$19.30$35.30$59.40$120$290$490
1893 $65.00$110$200$430$750$1,290$1,890
1894 $15.00$24.50$50.50$110$200$440$690
1899 $7.00$12.70$21.90$40.80$95.90$230$410
1900 $6.00$11.80$18.60$32.60$59.80$160$270
1901 $6.00$11.80$18.30$33.30$78.00$210$380
1901 - 9/9 $9.50$15.40$33.30$50.00$120$290$490
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1870 - Obverse # 1 $930$1,760$2,380$2,740---
1870 - Obverse # 2 -------
1871 - Obverse # 1 - H -------
1871 - Obverse # 2 - H $1,450$1,740$3,300$4,720$8,100--
1871 - Obverse # 1 $3,030$4,410$6,300----
1871 - Obverse # 2 $1,470$1,500$3,630$4,130$6,900--
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Small 2 - H $880$1,410$2,700$4,000$5,900--
1872 - Obverse # 2 - 7/7 - H $970$1,030$2,500----
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Large 2 - H $880$1,200$2,700$4,000$5,900--
1874 - H $750$980$2,010$2,830---
1875 - Blunt 5 - H $19,400$27,400$54,700----
1875 - Pointed 5 - H $20,400$27,400$44,100----
1880 - H - Wide 0 $7,800$13,500$20,100----
1880 - Narrow 0 - H $2,380$3,430$4,880----
1880 - H - Wide 0 / Narrow 0 $7,100$7,800$15,900----
1881 - H $2,070$2,940$4,190----
1882 - H $2,010$2,940$4,670----
1883 - H $1,050$1,470$1,550$1,830---
1885 - Curved top 5 $6,800$9,300$16,400----
1885 - Straight top 5 $6,800$9,300$16,400----
1885 - 5/3 $8,400------
1886 - Obverse # 2 - Short Bough End $3,010$9,000$10,500----
1886 - Obverse # 4 - Short Bough End $2,720$3,680$7,700----
1886 - Obverse # 4 - 6/6 - Short Bough End $4,410$5,900$17,200----
1886 - Obverse # 5 - Short Bough End $2,640$3,680$6,600----
1886 - Obverse # 5 - 6/6 - Short Bough End $3,920$5,900-----
1886 - Obverse # 5 - Long Bough End $2,500$5,200$8,700----
1886 - Obverse # 5 - 6/7 - Long Bough End $3,280$4,900$11,900----
1887 $12,400------
1888 - Narrow 8's $1,230$1,670$3,100$3,870$5,200--
1888 - Wide 8's $1,230$2,160$3,430----
1889 - Closed 9 $8,300$10,800$19,000----
1889 - Open 9 $8,300$10,800$20,500----
1890 - H $1,500$2,250$3,500$4,160$5,000--
1891 $2,860$3,920$5,200$5,300$6,500--
1892 $1,080$1,670$2,630$3,750$5,100--
1893 $3,230$3,920$5,700-$9,800--
1894 $1,310$1,860$2,940$4,280$5,200--
1899 $1,000$1,470$2,160$2,590$4,200--
1900 $610$760$1,400$1,890$4,000--
1901 $760$860$1,700$3,630$4,200--
1901 - 9/9 $910$1,270$2,080----
Variety PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1870 - Obverse # 1 -------
1870 - Obverse # 2 -------
1871 - Obverse # 1 - H -------
1871 - Obverse # 2 - H -------
1871 - Obverse # 1 -------
1871 - Obverse # 2 -------
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Small 2 - H -------
1872 - Obverse # 2 - 7/7 - H -------
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Large 2 - H -------
1874 - H -------
1875 - Blunt 5 - H -------
1875 - Pointed 5 - H -------
1880 - H - Wide 0 -------
1880 - Narrow 0 - H -------
1880 - H - Wide 0 / Narrow 0 -------
1881 - H -------
1882 - H -------
1883 - H -------
1885 - Curved top 5 -------
1885 - Straight top 5 -------
1885 - 5/3 -------
1886 - Obverse # 2 - Short Bough End -------
1886 - Obverse # 4 - Short Bough End -------
1886 - Obverse # 4 - 6/6 - Short Bough End -------
1886 - Obverse # 5 - Short Bough End -------
1886 - Obverse # 5 - 6/6 - Short Bough End -------
1886 - Obverse # 5 - Long Bough End -------
1886 - Obverse # 5 - 6/7 - Long Bough End -------
1887 -------
1888 - Narrow 8's -------
1888 - Wide 8's -------
1889 - Closed 9 -------
1889 - Open 9 -------
1890 - H -------
1891 -------
1892 -------
1893 -------
1894 -------
1899 -------
1900 -------
1901 -------
1901 - 9/9 -------

PL (Proof-like): Special coins struck at the Mint with a brilliant relief is struck on a brilliant field and not intended for circulation despite the fact that their composition is identical to the coins produced for circulation. If Proof-like coins have been removed from their protective envelope or original package, it is harder to differentiate them from uncirculated coins. Proof-like coins are struck up to two times on numismatic presses. Also called Brilliant uncirculated (BUNC).

Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1870 - Obverse # 1 --$3,920$9,300$12,500--
1870 - Obverse # 2 -------
1871 - Obverse # 1 - H -------
1871 - Obverse # 2 - H --$8,800$14,200$19,600--
1871 - Obverse # 1 --$7,800$13,700$16,200--
1871 - Obverse # 2 -------
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Small 2 - H --$4,900$9,800$14,700--
1872 - Obverse # 2 - 7/7 - H -------
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Large 2 - H --$4,900$9,800$14,700--
1874 - H -------
1875 - Blunt 5 - H --$14,700$22,100$27,000--
1875 - Pointed 5 - H -------
1880 - H - Wide 0 --$6,900$10,800$14,700--
1880 - Narrow 0 - H --$6,900$13,200$19,600--
1880 - H - Wide 0 / Narrow 0 -------
1881 - H --$7,400$11,000$22,100--
1882 - H --$7,400$11,000$22,100--
1883 - H --$4,900$8,300$11,800--
1885 - Curved top 5 --$14,700$22,100$29,400--
1885 - Straight top 5 -------
1885 - 5/3 -------
1886 - Obverse # 2 - Short Bough End -------
1886 - Obverse # 4 - Short Bough End -------
1886 - Obverse # 4 - 6/6 - Short Bough End -------
1886 - Obverse # 5 - Short Bough End -------
1886 - Obverse # 5 - 6/6 - Short Bough End -------
1886 - Obverse # 5 - Long Bough End -------
1886 - Obverse # 5 - 6/7 - Long Bough End --$14,700$22,100$29,400--
1887 -------
1888 - Narrow 8's --$9,800$17,200$24,500--
1888 - Wide 8's -------
1889 - Closed 9 --$19,600$27,000$34,300--
1889 - Open 9 -------
1890 - H -------
1891 -------
1892 --$14,700$22,100$29,400--
1893 -------
1894 -------
1899 -------
1900 --$8,800$14,200$19,600--
1901 -------
1901 - 9/9 -------

SP (Specimen): Special collectors coins struck at the Mint with a frosted/mirror appearance on the design and effigy from 1996 to 2018. Before 1996, if specimen coins have been removed from their protective envelope or original package, it is harder to differentiate them from PL coins. Specimen coins are struck up to two times on numismatic presses.

View the grading section to identify grades (AG-3, F-12, AU-50, MS, PL, SP).

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

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