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1 penny 1837

1 penny 1837
Source : Bank of Canada

Description

During the first half of the l9th century there was a chronic shortage of small coins in Lower Canada. In 1835, following a government decision to remove all the lightweight pieces from circulation, the shortage became acute. No official coins were issued but the Bank of Montreal, the Quebec Bank, the City Bank and La Banque du Peuple were given authority to issue... Read more »

1 penny 1837 values and prices

The value of a canadian token depends on several factors such as quality and wear, supply and demand, rarity, finish and more.

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Varieties AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
No period -$2.00$4.00$8.10$18.00$51.80$130
With period - ↑↑ -$2.00$4.50$9.50$22.40$54.00$120
With period - ↑↓ --$10.80$19.80$45.00$110$180
Varieties MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
No period $270-$440----
With period - ↑↑ $280-$340$770---
With period - ↑↓ $380------

Varieties

No period

1 penny 1837 - No period

With period - ↑↑

1 penny 1837 - With period

With period - ↑↓

1 penny 1837 - With period

Errors and varieties from the community

Grading

G-4

G-4 - 1 penny 1837
G-4 - 1 penny 1837

EF-40

EF-40 - 1 penny 1837

Specifications

No period

  • Issuer: City Bank (Montreal)
  • Mint : Soho Mint
  • Issuing date : 1837
  • Denomination : 1 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 19 grams
  • Diameter: 34 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 521
  • Charlton #: LC9A2
  • McLachlan #: 105
  • Courteau #: 9
  • Sandham #: 27
  • Haxby-Willey #: 182
  • Batty #: 290-313
  • Km #: Tn14
  • Raymond #: 18
  • Willey #: 746

With period - ↑↑

  • Issuer: City Bank (Montreal)
  • Mint : Soho Mint
  • Issuing date : 1837
  • Denomination : 1 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 19 grams
  • Diameter: 34 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 521
  • Charlton #: LC9A1, LC9A3
  • McLachlan #: 105
  • Courteau #: 8, 10
  • Sandham #: 27
  • Haxby-Willey #: 182
  • Batty #: 290-313
  • Km #: Tn14
  • Raymond #: 18
  • Willey #: 745, 747

With period - ↑↓

  • Issuer: City Bank (Montreal)
  • Mint : Soho Mint
  • Issuing date : 1837
  • Denomination : 1 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↓
  • Weight: 19 grams
  • Diameter: 34 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 521
  • Charlton #: LC9A4
  • McLachlan #: 105
  • Courteau #: 11
  • Sandham #: 27
  • Haxby-Willey #: 182
  • Batty #: 290-313
  • Km #: Tn14
  • Raymond #: 18
  • Willey #: 748

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The values on this page are in Canadian dollars (CAD).

Last update : Monday, July 23, 2018

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