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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

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
--$40.00$50.00$75.00$150$250

Grading

VF-20

VF-20 - 1 sou 1837

Specifications

  • Date : 1837
  • Issuer: Banque du Peuple (People's Bank)
  • Engraver : Joseph Arnault
  • Issuing date : 1837
  • Denomination : 1 sou
  • Composition: Copper
  • Weight: 8 grams
  • Diameter: 27 mm
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Breton #: 716
  • Courteau #: 14
  • Km #: Tn3

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

Last update : Wednesday, March 30, 2016

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