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1 sous 1838 - Bank of Montreal

1 sous 1838 - Bank of Montreal
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 sous 1838 - Bank of Montreal 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
Short stem --$5.60$11.40$36.20$79.50$170
No stem --$5.90$12.30$37.70$79.50$170
3 short stems --$5.90$12.30$37.70$74.70$170
1 stem --$5.90$12.30$37.70$82.50$180
3 long stems --$5.90$12.30$37.70$85.60$180
Varieties MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
Short stem $350$460-----
No stem $340$460-----
3 short stems $400$460-----
1 stem $410$460-----
3 long stems $410$390-----
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Specifications

Short stem

  • Issuer: Bank of Montreal
  • Mint : Soho Mint
  • Denomination : 1 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 8 grams
  • Diameter: 28 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 714
  • Charlton #: LC3A1
  • McLachlan #: 99-100
  • Courteau #: 3
  • Bowman #: 714
  • Sandham #: 74
  • Haxby-Willey #: 128
  • Batty #: 251-256
  • Raymond #: 64
  • Willey #: 684

No stem

  • Issuer: Bank of Montreal
  • Mint : Soho Mint
  • Denomination : 1 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 8 grams
  • Diameter: 28 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 714
  • Charlton #: LC3A2
  • McLachlan #: 99-100
  • Courteau #: 4
  • Bowman #: 714
  • Sandham #: 74
  • Haxby-Willey #: 128
  • Batty #: 251-256
  • Raymond #: 64
  • Willey #: 685

3 short stems

  • Issuer: Bank of Montreal
  • Mint : Soho Mint
  • Denomination : 1 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 8 grams
  • Diameter: 28 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 714
  • Charlton #: LC3A3
  • McLachlan #: 99-100
  • Courteau #: 5
  • Bowman #: 714
  • Sandham #: 74
  • Haxby-Willey #: 128
  • Batty #: 251-256
  • Raymond #: 64
  • Willey #: 686

1 stem

  • Issuer: Bank of Montreal
  • Mint : Soho Mint
  • Denomination : 1 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 8 grams
  • Diameter: 28 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 714
  • Charlton #: LC3A4
  • McLachlan #: 99-100
  • Courteau #: 6
  • Bowman #: 714
  • Sandham #: 74
  • Haxby-Willey #: 128
  • Batty #: 251-256
  • Raymond #: 64
  • Willey #: 687

3 long stems

  • Issuer: Bank of Montreal
  • Mint : Soho Mint
  • Denomination : 1 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 8 grams
  • Diameter: 28 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 714
  • Charlton #: LC3A5
  • McLachlan #: 99-100
  • Courteau #: 7
  • Bowman #: 714
  • Sandham #: 74
  • Haxby-Willey #: 128
  • Batty #: 251-256
  • Raymond #: 64
  • Willey #: 688

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

Last update : Saturday, October 27, 2018

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