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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$20.90$38.60$64.80$126$258$539
1870 - Obverse # 2 -------
1871 - Obverse # 1 - H $100$131$261$523$1,270$2,450-
1871 - Obverse # 2 - H $15.70$32.00$62.10$113$220$449$788
1871 - Obverse # 1 $43.00$71.90$147$294$511$1,110$2,450
1871 - Obverse # 2 $13.00$22.90$44.60$81.70$177$392$735
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Small 2 - H $5.60$11.10$19.60$34.30$63.70$156$321
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Large 2 - H $5.70$11.10$19.60$34.30$70.20$172$343
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Large 2 - 7/7 - H $7.80$14.70$30.70$55.50$117$230$448
1874 - H $7.50$10.20$20.80$34.30$60.00$150$299
1875 - Blunt 5 - H $179$294$588$1,080$2,450$4,410$9,100
1875 - Pointed 5 - H $184$294$588$1,080$2,450$4,410$9,100
1880 - H - Wide 0 $42.50$117$238$539$872$2,270$3,160
1880 - Narrow 0 - H $38.10$54.50$124$261$491$1,110$1,560
1880 - H - Wide 0 / Narrow 0 $51.50$73.80$151$351$575$1,490$2,370
1881 - H $12.50$21.00$45.70$76.90$171$395$748
1882 - H $14.00$26.50$45.80$98.00$176$388$680
1883 - H $8.60$15.10$30.70$59.00$116$274$412
1885 - Curved top 5 $64.00$98.00$231$454$866$1,580$3,100
1885 - Curved top 5 - 5/3 $85.00$147$294$588$1,180$1,930$2,740
1885 - Straight top 5 $66.00$95.90$217$487$888$1,780$3,100
1886 - Obverse # 2 - Short Bough End $29.00$55.50$118$227$457$882$1,570
1886 - Obverse # 4 - Short Bough End $23.00$36.80$77.10$165$304$663$1,240
1886 - Obverse # 4 - 6/6 - Short Bough End $38.00$73.50$147$281$584$1,180$1,960
1886 - Obverse # 5 - Short Bough End $20.00$35.90$73.50$147$318$751$1,310
1886 - Obverse # 5 - 6/6 - Short Bough End $37.00$106$212$376$637$1,190$1,960
1886 - Obverse # 5 - Long Bough End $22.50$49.00$91.20$196$392$784-
1886 - Obverse # 5 - 6/7 - Long Bough End $34.20$73.50$143$274$588$1,180$1,830
1887 $57.30$109$226$429$850$1,660$3,950
1888 - Narrow 8's $12.00$18.30$42.50$77.70$168$343$539
1888 - Wide 8's $12.00$18.30$42.50$78.40$168$327$539
1889 - Closed 9 $80.00$123$294$588$1,080$2,160$3,430
1889 - Open 9 $80.00$123$294$588$1,080$2,160$3,430
1890 - H $12.00$23.90$48.30$93.00$212$490$754
1891 $37.50$75.50$169$338$531$1,180$1,620
1892 $10.00$16.70$28.40$59.50$118$283$503
1893 $73.80$115$213$490$833$1,370$1,730
1894 $15.00$24.50$46.90$105$199$403$594
1899 $7.00$11.10$19.50$35.50$93.40$194$367
1900 $6.00$11.10$17.20$30.90$60.70$151$286
1901 $6.00$11.10$17.30$31.00$71.10$198$374
1901 - 9/9 $9.50$14.70$32.70$55.50$129$294$523
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1870 - Obverse # 1 $1,000$1,370$2,630$2,880---
1870 - Obverse # 2 -------
1871 - Obverse # 1 - H -------
1871 - Obverse # 2 - H $1,570$1,890$3,220$3,690$7,200--
1871 - Obverse # 1 $3,550$4,410$6,300----
1871 - Obverse # 2 $1,570$1,820$3,280$4,960---
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Small 2 - H $849$1,050$2,380$4,000---
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Large 2 - H $849$1,250$2,260$2,520---
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Large 2 - 7/7 - H $915$1,140$2,700----
1874 - H $751$952$1,740$2,830---
1875 - Blunt 5 - H $18,600$27,900$40,200----
1875 - Pointed 5 - H $18,600$27,900$40,200----
1880 - H - Wide 0 $6,900------
1880 - Narrow 0 - H $3,170$5,100$6,700$7,400---
1880 - H - Wide 0 / Narrow 0 $4,700$5,000$5,400----
1881 - H $2,290$2,480$4,840-$14,600--
1882 - H $1,860$2,700$4,660$6,000---
1883 - H $980$1,470$2,310$2,500$6,700$16,200-
1885 - Curved top 5 $5,900$9,100$16,200----
1885 - Curved top 5 - 5/3 -------
1885 - Straight top 5 $5,900$9,100$16,200----
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$5,500-----
1886 - Obverse # 5 - Short Bough End $2,780$3,680$5,900$7,800---
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 $3,920$5,900--$15,100--
1887 $13,000$13,100-----
1888 - Narrow 8's $1,180$1,690$2,940----
1888 - Wide 8's $1,180$1,690$2,920----
1889 - Closed 9 $7,400$10,800$14,700----
1889 - Open 9 $7,400$10,800-----
1890 - H $1,570$2,180$3,360$4,030$9,400--
1891 $2,810$3,520$4,500$5,000---
1892 $1,090$1,290$2,780$2,930---
1893 $3,190$3,920$5,000$9,400$13,600--
1894 $1,320$1,860$2,840$3,410$7,700$13,400-
1899 $867$1,230$1,800$1,930$2,660--
1900 $637$793$1,170$1,710$3,170--
1901 $609$902$1,570$3,630$4,900$12,500-
1901 - 9/9 $1,080$1,270$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 - Large 2 - H -------
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Large 2 - 7/7 - 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 - Curved top 5 - 5/3 -------
1885 - Straight top 5 -------
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$12,100--
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$10,400-$33,500
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Large 2 - H --$4,900$9,800$14,700--
1872 - Obverse # 2 - Large 2 - 7/7 - H -------
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 - Curved top 5 - 5/3 -------
1885 - Straight top 5 -------
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 2020. 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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