Ownership Submission
FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
WHEELER DENNIS E
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
COEUR D ALENE MINES CORP [CDE]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Chairman, President and CEO
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
505 FRONT AVE.
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/22/2005
(Street)

COEUR D'ALENE, ID 83814
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, Par Value $1.00 per share 02/22/2005   F   6,546 D $ 4.08 392,365 (1) D  
Common Stock, Par Value $1.00 per share               1,405 I By Spouse

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Incentive Stock Options $ 0.74             12/17/2002 12/17/2011 Common Stock 10,504   10,504 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Options $ 0.74             12/17/2002 12/17/2011 Common Stock 218,586   218,586 D  
Incentive Stock Options $ 1.23             03/19/2003 03/19/2012 Common Stock 81,300   81,300 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Options $ 1.23             03/19/2003 03/19/2012 Common Stock 27,712   27,712 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Options $ 1.85             09/17/2003 09/17/2012 Common Stock 223,506   223,506 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Options $ 1.63             10/02/2002 10/02/2012 Common Stock 62,553   62,553 D  
Incentive Stock Options $ 7.09             02/19/2005 02/19/2014 Common Stock 29,325   29,325 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Options $ 7.09             02/19/2005 02/19/2014 Common Stock 80,646   80,646 D  
Incentive Stock Options $ 3.92             02/16/2006(2) 02/16/2015 Common Stock 25,511   25,511 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Options $ 3.92             02/16/2006(2) 02/16/2015 Common Stock 181,726   181,726 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
WHEELER DENNIS E
505 FRONT AVE.
COEUR D'ALENE, ID 83814
  X     Chairman, President and CEO  

Signatures

 /s/ Arden T. Phillips, Attorney-in-Fact   02/24/2005
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Includes 280,631 unvested shares of restricted stock.
(2) The stock options become exercisable to the extent of one-third on the above date and are cumulatively exercisable to the extent of one-third each year thereafter.

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