Summary

25 Cents, Issued by, Canada, 1908
Minted by Ottawa branch of Royal Mint

Other Details: Part of cased set of 1908 Specimen Strikes

Obverse Description

Crowned and draped bust of the King facing right; around, EDWARDVS VII DEI GRATIA REX IMPERATOR; the artist's initials, DES, in field below bust

Reverse Description

At centre within a sweet maple wreath in three lines, 25 CENTS 1908; above, a crown

Edge Description

Milled

Significance

Specimen strike of the first Canadian coinage.

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