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Lesslie & Sons - 1/2 penny 1824

Lesslie & Sons - 1/2 penny 1824

Description

During much of the century preceding Confederation there was a chronic shortage of small change in all the British provinces. No official coins were provided for either Upper or Lower Canada and the foreign coins brought into the country tended to flow out again. The gap was partially filled by enterprising merchants who issued their own tokens as a local coinage... Read more »

Text : Lesslie and Sons - York Kingston & Dundas. Prosperity to Canada - Prudence et la candeur - Token Halfpenny.

Lesslie & Sons - 1/2 penny 1824 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
No comma - To period -$5.00$10.10$22.50$71.50$160$340
No comma - Above A -$5.00$10.90$22.50$71.50$160$340
With comma - Above A -$5.00$10.10$22.50$71.50$160$340
Varieties MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
No comma - To period $630------
No comma - Above A $630------
With comma - Above A $630------

Varieties

No comma - To period

No comma

Lesslie & Sons - 1/2 penny 1824 - No comma

To period

Lesslie & Sons - 1/2 penny 1824 - Without beads

No comma - Above A

Without comma

Lesslie & Sons - 1/2 penny 1824 - Without comma

Above A

Lesslie & Sons - 1/2 penny 1824 - Above A

With comma - Above A

With comma

Lesslie & Sons - 1/2 penny 1824 - With comma

Above A

Lesslie & Sons - 1/2 penny 1824 - Above A

Errors and varieties from the community
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#206 Lesslie & Sons - 1/2 penny 1824 - Double legend -

Specifications

No comma - To period

  • Issuer: Lesslie & Sons
  • Engraver: Thomas Wells Ingram
  • Mint: Soho Mint
  • Issuing date: 1824
  • Denomination: 1/2 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 7 grams
  • Diameter: 27.3 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 718
  • Charlton #: UC2A1
  • McLachlan #: 221
  • Sandham #: 18
  • Haxby-Willey #: 201
  • Batty #: 541
  • Raymond #: 68
  • Willey #: 824

No comma - Above A

  • Issuer: Lesslie & Sons
  • Engraver: Thomas Wells Ingram
  • Mint: Soho Mint
  • Issuing date: 1824
  • Denomination: 1/2 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 27.3 grams
  • Diameter: 7 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 718
  • Charlton #: UC2A2
  • McLachlan #: 222
  • Sandham #: 18
  • Haxby-Willey #: 201
  • Raymond #: 68
  • Willey #: 825

With comma - Above A

  • Issuer: Lesslie & Sons
  • Engraver: Thomas Wells Ingram
  • Mint: Soho Mint
  • Issuing date: 1824
  • Denomination: 1/2 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 27.3 grams
  • Diameter: 7 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 718
  • Charlton #: UC2A3
  • McLachlan #: 223
  • Sandham #: 18
  • Haxby-Willey #: 201
  • Batty #: 542
  • Raymond #: 68
  • Willey #: 826

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Last update : Thursday, August 15, 2019