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What does DG Regina mean on a coin?

What does DG Regina mean on a coin?

By the Grace of God, Queen
The D G REG has been shortened from ‘Dei Gratia Regina’ which is Latin for ‘By the Grace of God, Queen’. The F D stands for ‘Fidei defensor’ which is also a Latin phrase and means ‘Defender of the Faith’ which reflects her position as Supreme Governor of the Church of England.

What Canadian dimes are rare?

  • Canadian Silver Nickel – Any Year.
  • 1936 Canadian “Dot” Dime.
  • 1921 50-Cent Piece.
  • Victoria 50-Cent Piece in Near-Mint Condition.
  • 1911 Canadian Silver Dollar.
  • 1916 C Gold Sovereign.
  • 1969 Large Date 10-Cents.
  • 1921 Silver 5-Cents.

What is a 1974 Canadian dime made of?

1974 Elizabeth II Ten Cent – Dime Specifications
Mintage: 201,566,565 Content: 100% Nickel Weight: 2.07 Grams Diameter: 18.03 mm Edge: Reeded Mint: Royal Canadian Mint Designer: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Myron Cook, Reverse: Emanuel Hahn, Myron Cook Engraver: Same as Designer(s)

How much is a 1943 Canadian dime worth?

Value Range

$1.30 $18.50

What does DG Regina stand for?

the Grace of God, Queen
Dei Gratia Regina (often abbreviated to D. G. Regina or D. G. Reg, and seen on coins as D·G·REGINA or D·G·REG) is a Latin title meaning By the Grace of God, Queen. The male equivalent is Dei Gratia Rex meaning By the Grace of God, King.

What is the rarest coin in Canada?

Here’s a look at three of the rarest coins in Cook’s collection:

  • 1911 silver dollar. There are only two 1911 silver dollars in existence, and they’re considered the “holy grail” of Canadian coins.
  • 1921 50 cent coin. This 1921 50 cent coin is considered to be in the best shape of the remaining coins. (
  • 1936 dot cent penny.

How much is a Canadian 1976 dime worth?


Krause number KM# 77
Currency rate 0.1 CAD = 0.08 USD
Year 1976
Period Queen Elizabeth II (1953 – 2021)
Coin type Circulation coins

What years of Dimes are worth money?

In general, well-circulated Roosevelt dimes made before 1965 are worth between $1.25 and $2. Lightly worn examples of scarcer issues are worth significantly more. This includes the 1949, 1949-D, and 1949-S. Each are worth about $5 and up.

How much is a 1943 silver dime worth today?

The 1943 dime is 90% silver. The actual intrinsic value of a 1943 Mercury Dime is about 2 cents, but they are worth about $1.7 to $3+ as collectibles.