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1/2 penny 1857

1/2 penny 1857

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 1857 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
-$1.00$2.50$4.00$7.70$24.40$63.40
Varieties MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
$100$160$180$190---
Errors and varieties from the community
Die errors and varieties
#175 Bank of Upper Canada - 1/2 penny 1857 - Die crack -

Grading

G-4

G-4 - 1/2 penny 1857
G-4 - 1/2 penny 1857

VF-20

VF-20 - 1/2 penny 1857
VF-20 - 1/2 penny 1857
VF-20 - 1/2 penny 1857

MS-60

MS-60 - 1/2 penny 1857

Specifications

  • Mintage : 3 000 000
  • Issuer: Bank of Upper Canada (York)
  • Mint : Ralph Heaton & Sons
  • Issuing date : 1857
  • Denomination : 1/2 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↓
  • Weight: 8 grams
  • Diameter: 27.8 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 720
  • Charlton #: PC5D
  • McLachlan #: 256
  • Courteau #: 159-207
  • Sandham #: 89
  • Haxby-Willey #: 219
  • Batty #: 809-848
  • 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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