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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 »

1 sou 1838 values and prices

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 1 sou 1838 varies. Below, the details of the value of the coin according to its grade.

1 sou 1838 circulated tokens1

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Varieties AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
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Token - Double bow -------
Montreal - Double bow -------

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

Another error and variety

Specifications

Token

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

Montreal

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

Token - Double bow

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

Montreal - Double bow

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

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 : Thursday, January 24, 2013

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