25 Cent Canada Silver George V of the United Kingdom (1865-1936)

25 Cent
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1911

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1911, Canada (Confederation), George V. Silver 25 Cents Coin. Scarce!

Mint Years: 1911 References: KM-18. Denomination: 25 Cents Condition: A nicely toned AU+ Material: Silver (.925) Diameter: 23mm Weight: 5.81gm

Obverse: Crowned bust of George V left. Legend: GEORGIVS V DEI GRA : REX ET IND : IMP :

Reverse: Royal British crown above value (25 CENTS CANADA) and date (1911) within wreath.

George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 through the First World War (1914–1918) until his death in 1936.

George was a grandson of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and the first cousin of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany. From 1877 to 1891, he served in the Royal Navy. On the death of Victoria in 1901, George’s father became King Edward VII, and George was made Prince of Wales. On his father’s death in 1910, he succeeded as King-Emperor of the British Empire. He was the only Emperor of India to be present at his own Delhi Durbar.

As a result of the First World War, other empires in Europe fell while his expanded to its greatest extent. In 1917, he became the first monarch of the House of Windsor, which he renamed from the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha as a result of anti-German public sentiment. His reign saw the rise of socialism, communism, fascism, Irish republicanism, and the Indian independence movement, all of which radically changed the political landscape. The Parliament Act 1911 established the supremacy of the elected House of Commons of the United Kingdom over the unelected House of Lords. He appointed the first Labour ministry in 1924 and in 1931, the Statute of Westminster recognised the dominions of the Empire as separate, independent kingdoms within the Commonwealth of Nations. He was plagued by illness throughout much of his later reign and at his death was succeeded by his eldest son, Edward VIII.


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CoinWorldTV 1911, Canada (Confederation), George V. Beautiful Silver 25 Cents Coin. Scarce! Mint Years: 1911 References: KM-18. Denomination: 25 Cents Condition: A nicely toned AU+ Material: Silver (.925) Diameter: 23mm Weight: 5.81gm Obverse: Crowned bust of George V left. Legend: GEORGI ...

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1911,KM-18, Schön-17 Country Canada Year 1911 Value 25 Cents Metal Silver (.925) Weight 5.83 g Diameter 23.62 mm Obverse The portrait in left profile of George V is surrounded with the inscription "GEORGIVS V REX ET IND:IMP" (George V, King and Emperor of India) Notice that there is no referen ...

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ELIZABETH II, Royal Mint trial set of planchets, c1985, undated, ten cents, twenty cents, fifty cents, one dollar, two dollars and five dollars, the first ...

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CANADA, Queen Victoria - Elizabeth II, 1858-1973, includes 1858 cent, ten cents 1909 broad leaves, 1858 twenty cents, missing silver five cents, half dollars and ...

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1870. PCGS graded Proof 64. A totally white sparkler! Only 1,000 proofs struck. This is another attractive 1870 Proof coin that was part of an incomplete 1870 Proof set consigned to the sale by ...
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