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1 penny 1842

1 penny 1842

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 »

Usefull link : The Copper Tokens of The Bank of Montreal by Eugene G. Courteau - 1919

1 penny 1842 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
-$3.00$5.90$11.00$21.80$68.30$180
Varieties MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
$290$350-----
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Specifications

  • Mintage : 240 000
  • Issuer: Bank of Montreal
  • Mint : Soho Mint
  • Issuing date : 1842
  • Denomination : 1 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 16g-20g grams
  • Diameter: 34 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 526
  • Charlton #: PC2B
  • McLachlan #: 117
  • Courteau #: 71-87
  • Sandham #: 86
  • Haxby-Willey #: 213
  • Batty #: 349-350
  • Km #: Tn19
  • Raymond #: 26
  • Willey #: 861-872

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

Last update : Sunday, July 22, 2018

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