Canada: 1902-1910 Edward VII Ten Cents (Dime)


Quick Coinage Facts

Years Minted: 1902-1910
Composition: 92.5% Silver, 7.5% Copper (0.0691 ounces of silver)
Diameter Type: 18  mm
Weight: Silver 3.324 grams
Total Series Mintage: 16,902,197
Obverse Design: Bust Design
Reverse Design: Wreath


The obverse, designed by George W. DeSaulles, features the bust image of King Edward VII facing right.  On the outer periphery are the words "EDWARDVS VII D.G. REX IMPERATOR" (latin for "By the Grace of God, King and Emperor"). Below Edward's shoulder are the designer's initials.

The reverse features a wreath & crown that encircles the words "10 CENTS CANADA" with the date below. 

General Market Notes

Excluding die & error varieties, all years are readily available in a grade range from Good to Very Fine but in higher grades of XF or better the key to the series is the 1903 issue while the semi keys are the 1905 & 1909 issues.

Obverse Reverse
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