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1 sou 1838

1 sou 1838
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 »

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

1 sou 1838 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
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Varieties

Token

Bank of Upper Canada - 1 sou 1838 - Token

Montreal

Bank of Upper Canada - 1 sou 1838 - Montreal

Token - Double bow

Token

Bank of Upper Canada - 1 sou 1838 - Token

Double bow

Bank of Upper Canada - 1 sou 1838 - Double bow

Montreal - Double bow

Montreal

Bank of Upper Canada - 1 sou 1838 - Montreal

Double bow

Bank of Upper Canada - 1 sou 1838 - Double bow

Errors and varieties from the community
Planchet errors and varieties
#19 Bank of Upper Canada - Bank of Montreal - Flaw Planchet -

Specifications

Token

  • Issuer: Bank of Montreal
  • Mint : Soho Mint
  • Issuing date : 1835-1838
  • Denomination : 1 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Weight: 8 grams
  • Diameter: 27.3 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 714
  • Charlton #: LC3A3
  • Km #: Tn2

Montreal

  • Issuer: Bank of Montreal
  • Mint : Soho Mint
  • Issuing date : 1835-1838
  • Denomination : 1 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Weight: 8 grams
  • Diameter: 27.3 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 714
  • Km #: Tn5

Token - Double bow

  • Issuer: Bank of Montreal
  • Mint : Soho Mint
  • Issuing date : 1835-1838
  • Denomination : 1 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Weight: 8 grams
  • Diameter: 27.3 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 714
  • Km #: Tn2

Montreal - Double bow

  • Issuer: Bank of Montreal
  • Mint : Soho Mint
  • Issuing date : 1835-1838
  • Denomination : 1 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Weight: 8 grams
  • Diameter: 27.3 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 714
  • Km #: Tn5

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

Last update : Thursday, January 24, 2013

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