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1 sou 1837

1 sou 1837
Source : Bank of Canada

Description

The chronic shortage of small coins during the first half of the 19th century gave rise to a series of attractive copper tokens known as "bouquet sous." In 1835 the Governor of Lower Canada granted the Bank of Montreal the authority to issue copper tokens of good weight to meet the need for small change... Read more »

1 sou 1837 values and prices

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

1 sou 1837 circulated tokens1

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Varieties AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
--$40$50$75$150$250

Grading

VF-20

VF-20 - 1 sou 1837

Specifications

  • Date : 1837
  • Issuer: Banque du Peuple (People's Bank)
  • Issuing date : 1837
  • Denomination : 1 sou
  • Composition : Copper
  • Diameter : 27 mm
  • Breton # : 716
  • Courteau # : 14
  • Km # : Tn3

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 : Wednesday, March 30, 2016

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