Coins and Canada - Banks tokens - Quebec, Montreal, Upper Canada, City Bank

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Banks tokens of Canada

In 1850, the parliament of the Province of Canada passes acts 13 and 14 to amend the Currency Act, allowing authorized banks to produce legal tender tokens. Between 1850 and 1857 the several banks issued a series of penny and halfpenny copper tokens.

The links below will guide you to the description, errors and varieties, values and characteristics of these tokens.

Bank of Upper Canada

Bank of Montreal

Banque du Peuple

City Bank

Quebec Bank

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