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Provincial Government - 1/2 penny 1843

Provincial Government - 1/2 penny 1843

Description

By the 1840s New Brunswick's population and trade had expanded to the point where there was a real need for a local currency, and in 1843 the legislature decided to issue copper penny and halfpenny tokens... Read more »

Provincial Government - 1/2 penny 1843 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
-$3.00$5.30$11.20$20.50$82.50$190
Varieties MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
$250$270$550----

Specifications

  • Mintage: 480 000
  • Issuer: Government of New Brunswick
  • Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon
  • Mint: Ralph Heaton & Co.
  • Issuing date: 1843
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 9 grams
  • Diameter: 28.2 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 910
  • Charlton #: NB1A1 - NB1A2
  • McLachlan #: 387
  • Courteau #: 13-20
  • Sandham #: 2
  • Haxby-Willey #: 67
  • Batty #: 1300-1331A
  • Raymond #: 132
  • Willey #: 458-464

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

Last update : Monday, July 16, 2018

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