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Lesslie & Sons - 1/2 penny 1828

Lesslie & Sons - 1/2 penny 1828
Source : Bank of Canada

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 1828 values and prices

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a Lesslie & Sons - 1/2 penny 1828 varies. Below, the details of the value of the coin according to its grade.

Lesslie & Sons - 1/2 penny 1828 circulated tokens1

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Varieties AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
$4.00$8.00$15$25$50--

Specifications

  • Issuer: Lesslie & Sons
  • Mint : Soho Mint
  • Issuing date : 1828
  • Denomination : 1/2 penny
  • Composition : Copper
  • Diameter : 7 mm
  • Breton # : 718
  • Charlton # : UC2A5
  • McLachlan # : 29

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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 : Monday, January 20, 2014

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