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Carritt & Alport - 1/2 penny 1814

Carritt & Alport - 1/2 penny 1814
Source : Bank of Canada

Description

The frigate here portrayed is intended to represent the Shannon entering the Port of Halifax. Carritt & Alport were dry goods merchants.

Text : Half Penny Token 1814. Payable by Carritt & Alport - Halifax.

Another error and variety

Specifications

  • Issuer: Carritt & Alport
  • Issuing date : 1814
  • Denomination : 1/2 penny
  • Composition : Copper
  • Diameter : 29 mm
  • Breton # : 881
  • Courteau # : 331

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 : Wednesday, February 20, 2013

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