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Genuine British Copper - 1/2 penny 1815

Genuine British Copper - 1/2 penny 1815
Source : Bank of Canada

Description

There are several bust varieties for this token.

Text : Half Penny Token 1815. Genuine British Copper.

Varieties

Inverted legend

Genuine British Copper - 1/2 penny 1815 - Inverted legend

The edge of this variety is reeded.

Specifications

  • Issuing date : 1815
  • Denomination : 1/2 penny
  • Composition : Copper
  • Weight : 6 grams
  • Diameter : 26 mm
  • Edge : Smooth
  • Breton # : 886
  • Courteau # : 350

Inverted legend

  • Issuing date : 1815
  • Denomination : 1/2 penny
  • Composition : Copper
  • Weight : 6 grams
  • Diameter : 28 mm
  • Edge : Reeded
  • Breton # : 887
  • Courteau # : 346

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 : Tuesday, February 19, 2013

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