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1/2 cent 1861 Nova Scotia

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1/2 cent 1861 - Nova Scotia
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1/2 cent 1861 Nova Scotia prices and values

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1861$2.40$3.90$6.90$9.80$13.70$21.70$47.30
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1861 $89.70$200$450$550---
Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1861 --$1,640$3,190$4,410--

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Mintage

  • 1/2 cent 1861 : 400,000

Specifications

  • Alloy: 95% copper, 4% tin, 1% zinc
  • Weight: 2.84 grams
  • Diameter : 20.65 mm
  • Engraver: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Designer: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Edge: Plain
  • Magnetism: N/A

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Last update : Friday, September 27, 2019