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1/2 penny 1850

1/2 penny 1850
Source : Bank of Canada

Description

The Bank of Upper Canada was established in 1821 in York (Toronto, Ontario) under a charter granted by the Province of Upper Canada in 1819. When Upper and Lower Canada were united in 1841 to form the Province of Canada, it was decided that only the bank that held the government accounts should have the right to issue copper tokens... Read more »

1/2 penny 1850 values and prices

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 1/2 penny 1850 varies. Below, the details of the value of the coin according to its grade.

1/2 penny 1850 circulated tokens1

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Varieties AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
$5.00$10.00$15.00$20.00$35.00$50.00$75.00

1/2 penny 1850 uncirculated tokens2

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Varieties MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
$150$180$250----

Grading

G-4

G-4 - 1/2 penny 1850
G-4 - 1/2 penny 1850

VG-8

VG-8 - 1/2 penny 1850
VG-8 - 1/2 penny 1850

F-12

F-12 - 1/2 penny 1850

VF-20

VF-20 - 1/2 penny 1850
VF-20 - 1/2 penny 1850

Specifications

  • Mintage : 1 500 000
  • Issuer: Bank of Upper Canada (York)
  • Mint : Royal Mint
  • Issuing date : 1850
  • Denomination : 1/2 penny
  • Composition : Copper
  • Weight : 7.9 grams
  • Diameter : 27.6 mm
  • Edge : Smooth
  • Breton # : 720
  • Km # : Tn2

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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