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    DC-1c 25 Cents 1870
    The first "shinplaster" was issued as a response to the large flow of United States 25¢ and 50¢ coins into Canada. These depreciated coins threatened the profits of those who accepted them. "Shinplasters" served as a temporary stopgap until newly minted Canadian 25¢ coins arrived from the Royal Mint. However, "shinplasters" became so popular that they were in circulation for the next 65 years. PMG Very Fine 20.


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