Q is for Quarter
(A-Z theme: changes through history)
Quarter (n): one fourth of a U.S. or Canadian dollar, equivalent to 25 cents. (yes, there are other definitions, but that's the one I'm talking about today)
The Canadian quarter usually features the caribou on the reverse side:
And Queen Elizabeth on the obverse side:
From time to time it comes in single commemorative designs such as the following. My kids love collecting these:)
2004 Remembrance Day Quarter featuring the corn poppy.
2006 Pink Ribbon Quarter
2010 Vancouver Olympics Athletes (this one is Cindy Klassen)
2011 Legendary Nature - Orca Quarter
There are dozens of these quarters in circulation. Did you learn anything new?