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Colonies Francoises - 1721-22

Colonies Francoises - 1721-22

Description

This is a copper token of 9 denieri, struck at la Rochelle under edict of June, 1721, to replace the 1 2 and 6 deniers of 1717 (BR #504). These details, based on the text of the edicts, disproves the pretensions that these, coins were not issued for circulation in Canada. Vaudreuil, the Governor- General of Canada, writes to the Minister in France under date of May 5th, 1723, that he had not been able to circulate more than 8,180 of these tokens and that he will return the balance. This he did on the 26th Sep tember, 1726.

Colonies Francoises - 1721-22 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
9 deniers 1721 --$150$300$500$1,000-
9 deniers 1722 --$150$300$500$1,000-

Specifications

9 deniers 1721

  • Issuing date: 1721
  • Composition: Copper
  • Breton #: 506

9 deniers 1722

  • Issuing date: 1721
  • Composition: Copper
  • Breton #: 506

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

Last update : Saturday, January 13, 2018

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