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1/2 penny 1854

1/2 penny 1854

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 1854 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
Plain 4 -$1.00$2.80$4.30$8.30$26.20$66.80
Crosslet 4 --$15.80$23.70$39.00$74.80$140
Varieties MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
Plain 4 $120$150$280----
Crosslet 4 $300$350$400----

Varieties

Plain 4

1/2 penny 1854 - 1/2 penny 1854 - Plain 4

Crosslet 4

1/2 penny 1854 - 1/2 penny 1854 - Crosslet 4

Errors and varieties from the community

Grading

G-4

G-4 - 1/2 penny 1854
G-4 - 1/2 penny 1854
G-4 - 1/2 penny 1854

VG-8

VG-8 - 1/2 penny 1854

VF-20

VF-20 - 1/2 penny 1854
VF-20 - 1/2 penny 1854
VF-20 - 1/2 penny 1854

EF-40

EF-40 - 1/2 penny 1854

Specifications

Plain 4

  • Mintage : 1 500 000
  • Issuer: Bank of Upper Canada (York)
  • Mint : Ralph Heaton & Sons
  • Issuing date : 1854
  • Denomination : 1/2 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↓
  • Weight: 8 grams
  • Diameter: 27.8 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 720
  • Charlton #: PC5C1
  • McLachlan #: 252
  • Courteau #: 111-113,115-158
  • Sandham #: 89
  • Haxby-Willey #: 218
  • Batty #: 767-808
  • Km #: Tn2
  • Raymond #: 70
  • Willey #: 879

Crosslet 4

  • Issuer: Bank of Upper Canada (York)
  • Mint : Ralph Heaton & Sons
  • Issuing date : 1854
  • Denomination : 1/2 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↓
  • Weight: 8 grams
  • Diameter: 27.8 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 720
  • Charlton #: PC5C2
  • McLachlan #: 254
  • Courteau #: 114
  • Sandham #: 89
  • Haxby-Willey #: 218
  • Batty #: 767-808
  • Km #: Tn2
  • Raymond #: 70
  • Willey #: 879

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

Last update : Sunday, July 22, 2018

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