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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

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 1 penny 1837 varies. Below, the details of the value of the coin according to its grade.

1 penny 1837 circulated tokens1

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Varieties AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
With period -----$50.00$75.00
No period -------

1 penny 1837 uncirculated tokens2

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Varieties MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
With period $200------
No period -------

Varieties

With period

1 penny 1837 - With period

No period

1 penny 1837 - No period

Another error and variety

Grading

G-4

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

EF-40

EF-40 - 1 penny 1837

Specifications

With period

  • Issuer: City Bank (Montreal)
  • Mint : Soho Mint
  • Issuing date : 1837
  • Denomination : 1 penny
  • Composition : Copper
  • Weight : 19 grams
  • Diameter : 34 mm
  • Edge : Smooth
  • Charlton # : LC9A1
  • Km # : Tn14

No period

  • Issuer: City Bank (Montreal)
  • Mint : Soho Mint
  • Issuing date : 1837
  • Denomination : 1 penny
  • Composition : Copper
  • Weight : 19 grams
  • Diameter : 34 mm
  • Edge : Smooth
  • Km # : Tn14

Notes

  1. The value of circulated tokens generally concerns coins with a certain wear due to the circulation. These coins rarely retain their original luster.
  2. The value of a uncirculated tokens generally concerns coins with little wear almost not visible with the eye. These coins generally retain their original luster.
  3. The values displayed on this page are in Canadian dollars.

Last update : Monday, May 8, 2017

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