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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$20.60$38.60$64.10$120$270$540
1870 - Obverse # 2 $100$150$290$590$1,180--
1871 - Obverse # 1 - H $100$130$280$540$1,270--
1871 - Obverse # 2 - H $15.70$30.40$58.80$120$220$470$830
1871 - Obverse # 1 $43.00$84.90$170$340$690$1,370$2,450
1871 - Obverse # 2 $13.00$22.90$43.40$80.00$170$390$740
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Small 2 - H $5.60$10.80$19.60$34.30$62.10$150$310
1872 - Obverse # 2 - 7/7 - H $7.80$14.70$30.70$55.50$130$230$450
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Large 2 - H $5.70$10.80$19.60$34.30$71.10$170$340
1874 - H $7.50$10.20$20.10$34.30$59.40$150$290
1875 - Blunt 5 - H $180$290$590$1,130$2,450$4,570$9,100
1875 - Pointed 5 - H $180$290$640$1,130$2,450$4,740$9,000
1880 - H - Wide 0 $42.50$120$220$540$870$2,170$3,030
1880 - Narrow 0 - H $22.00$55.90$130$270$500$1,130$1,760
1880 - H - Wide 0 / Narrow 0 $51.50$73.50$150$320$650$1,360$2,140
1881 - H $12.50$24.50$47.40$88.60$180$390$750
1882 - H $14.00$27.10$48.30$110$190$450$700
1883 - H $8.60$15.10$32.00$59.00$120$260$410
1885 - Curved top 5 $64.00$100$230$450$840$1,480$2,940
1885 - Straight top 5 $66.00$100$250$490$930$1,680$2,940
1885 - 5/3 $85.00$150$290$590$1,180$2,350$3,920
1886 - Obverse # 2 - Short Bough End $29.00$55.50$110$230$460$880$1,570
1886 - Obverse # 4 - Short Bough End $23.00$38.00$83.30$160$320$660$1,240
1886 - Obverse # 4 - 6/6 - Short Bough End $38.00$73.50$150$290$580$1,180$1,960
1886 - Obverse # 5 - Short Bough End $20.00$37.60$74.70$160$310$750$1,310
1886 - Obverse # 5 - 6/6 - Short Bough End $37.00$110$210$380$640$1,190$1,960
1886 - Obverse # 5 - Long Bough End $22.50$53.90$99.30$220$440$880$1,720
1886 - Obverse # 5 - 6/7 - Long Bough End $34.20$60.40$120$260$520$1,010$1,700
1887 $52.70$110$220$430$890$1,890$3,790
1888 - Narrow 8's $12.00$20.60$44.10$84.90$180$360$590
1888 - Wide 8's $12.00$20.60$44.10$84.90$190$350$590
1889 - Closed 9 $80.00$130$290$590$1,080$2,160$3,430
1889 - Open 9 $80.00$130$290$590$1,080$2,160$3,430
1890 - H $12.00$24.60$49.50$95.50$230$490$750
1891 $37.50$73.50$170$340$600$1,190$1,620
1892 $10.00$17.60$33.00$60.90$120$290$520
1893 $65.00$110$210$490$830$1,370$1,880
1894 $15.00$24.50$46.90$100$200$440$690
1899 $7.00$11.10$19.50$39.20$95.90$210$390
1900 $6.00$11.10$18.10$32.60$60.80$160$280
1901 $6.00$11.10$18.30$33.30$75.00$200$370
1901 - 9/9 $9.50$16.30$35.90$57.20$130$290$520
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1870 - Obverse # 1 $1,020$1,760$2,670$2,740---
1870 - Obverse # 2 -------
1871 - Obverse # 1 - H -------
1871 - Obverse # 2 - H $1,570$1,890$3,220$4,720$8,100--
1871 - Obverse # 1 $3,190$4,410$6,400----
1871 - Obverse # 2 $1,570$1,740$3,790$4,720$6,900--
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Small 2 - H $880$1,370$2,700$4,000$5,900--
1872 - Obverse # 2 - 7/7 - H $910$1,140$2,700----
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Large 2 - H $880$1,370$2,700$4,000$5,900--
1874 - H $740$1,050$2,120$2,570---
1875 - Blunt 5 - H $19,600$30,900$44,100----
1875 - Pointed 5 - H $19,600$30,900$44,100----
1880 - H - Wide 0 $6,900------
1880 - Narrow 0 - H $3,170$5,100$7,500----
1880 - H - Wide 0 / Narrow 0 $3,970$5,600$8,600----
1881 - H $2,290$2,940$4,510----
1882 - H $1,960$2,820$4,000$4,720---
1883 - H $980$1,470$2,310$2,600---
1885 - Curved top 5 $5,900$9,100$16,200----
1885 - Straight top 5 $5,900$9,100$16,200----
1885 - 5/3 -------
1886 - Obverse # 2 - Short Bough End -------
1886 - Obverse # 4 - Short Bough End $2,700$3,680$5,900----
1886 - Obverse # 4 - 6/6 - Short Bough End $3,920$5,900-----
1886 - Obverse # 5 - Short Bough End $2,780$3,680$5,900$14,700---
1886 - Obverse # 5 - 6/6 - Short Bough End $3,920$5,900-----
1886 - Obverse # 5 - Long Bough End -------
1886 - Obverse # 5 - 6/7 - Long Bough End $3,530$5,400--$14,400--
1887 $14,700------
1888 - Narrow 8's $1,210$1,690$2,940$3,870$14,700--
1888 - Wide 8's $1,210$1,940$3,270----
1889 - Closed 9 $7,400$10,800$14,700----
1889 - Open 9 $7,400$10,800$17,600----
1890 - H $1,570$2,230$3,680$3,840---
1891 $2,750$3,920$4,900$5,300$9,800--
1892 $1,190$1,420$3,040$3,750$6,900--
1893 $3,190$3,920$5,400-$11,400--
1894 $1,320$1,860$2,940$3,250$7,400--
1899 $980$1,470$1,750$2,000$4,940--
1900 $640$830$1,230$1,890$5,200--
1901 $770$900$1,620$3,630$4,900--
1901 - 9/9 $1,030$1,370$2,210----
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$14,700--
1870 - Obverse # 2 -------
1871 - Obverse # 1 - H -------
1871 - Obverse # 2 - H --$8,800$14,200$19,600--
1871 - Obverse # 1 --$7,800$13,700$19,600--
1871 - Obverse # 2 -------
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Small 2 - H -$1,770$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$29,400--
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$14,700--
1882 - H --$7,400$11,000$14,700--
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 2019. 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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