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Fishery rights - 1/2 penny 1860

Fishery rights - 1/2 penny 1860

Description

Token issued in commemoration of the emendation of the fishery treaty between Great Britain and the United States. The treaty fixed the shore limits.

Text : Fisheries Rights For Newfoundland 1860. Responsible Government and Free Trade.

Specifications

  • Mint : Ralph Heaton & Sons
  • Issuing date : 1860
  • Denomination : 1/2 penny
  • Composition : Copper
  • Diameter : 26 mm
  • Breton # : 955
  • Courteau # : 10

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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