Are 1999 Canadian Quarters silver?

1999 features designs representative of Canada’s past. A second design contest was held and over 66,000 designs were submitted for consideration. The Royal Canadian Mint also a released a collector version of each of the Millennium Quarter Coin Series composed of sterling silver with proof frosted finish.

What Canadian quarters are silver?

History of composition

Years Mass Composition
1968–1999 5.05 g 99.9% nickel
1967–1968 5.83 g 50% silver, 50% copper
1953–1967 5.83 g 80% silver, 20% copper
1920–1952 5.83 g 80% silver, 20% copper

How can you tell if a Canadian quarter is silver?

An easy way to test this is with a magnet. If the magnet sticks to the coin, it is made of nickel. If it doesn’t stick, the composition is likely to include silver.

Are silver Canadian quarters worth anything?

These silver coins are “highly sought after” amongst collectors and fetch a wide range of prices depending on the condition. Low-end coins may get you less than $50, while coins in a better state can fetch “thousands, or in some cases, tens of thousands” of dollars.

Are quarters from 1999 worth anything?

For the most part, yes. A regular 1999 Connecticut state quarter from the Philadelphia Mint (P mintmark) or Denver Mint (D mintmark) that is worn and has no errors is worth only its face value of 25 cents. Copper-nickel 1999-S Connecticut quarters are worth about $1.50 to $3 each.

When did Canada stop making silver quarters?

Find out what your silver coins are worth! Until part way through 1968, Canadian dollars, half-dollars, quarters and dimes contained at least some silver. (nickels, as the name suggests, are made from nickel and not silver… but before they were called nickels, there were tiny silver 5-cent coins called a half-dime.)

What Canadian quarter is most valuable?

The most valuable Canadian Victorian quarters in circulated (XF40) condition are the 1875-H ($4,400), 1889 ($2,100), and 1880-H “Wide 0” ($1,950). The most valuable Victorian Canadian quarters in uncirculated (MS62) condition are the 1875-H ($22,000), the 1887 ($10,400), and the 1889 ($8,900).

When did they stop making silver quarters in Canada?

Are any Canadian quarters worth money?

The most valuable George V uncirculated (MS62) Canadian quarters are the 1915 ($3,700), the 1921 ($1,500), and the 1936 “Dot” ($1,375). Two of the most famous George V Canadian quarters are the 1911 “Godless” coin, and the 1936 “Dot” quarter. Each are highly sought after in good condition. George V silver quarter.

What was the date of the 1999 Canadian dollar?

1999 January Canada 25-cent Original Roll of 40 pcs. Expect Delays of 5+ Business Days 1999 November Canada 25-Cents Original Roll of 40 pcs. Expect Delays of 5+ Business Days

How much is a quarter worth in Canada?

The quarter, short for quarter dollar, is a Canadian coin worth 25 cents or one-fourth of a Canadian dollar. It is a small, circular coin of silver colour. According to the Royal Canadian Mint, the official name for the coin is the 25-cent piece, but in practice it is usually called a “quarter”, much like its American counterpart.

Where can I find melt value for Canadian silver coins?

This Canadian Silver Coin Melt Values list is provided as a single coin only version of the Canadian Silver Coin Melt Value Calculator. Use this page to find the silver melt value and content for each of the single Canadian silver coins below.

How many Canadian coins were struck in 1972?

A small quantity of coins was struck with the 1972 obverse, thus creating two varieties for the year. The quantity of the large bust has never been confirmed but most publications on Canadian coins estimate that there are approximately 10,000 of these coins.