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Rutherford Brothers - 1/2 penny

Rutherford Brothers - 1/2 penny

Description

Newfoundland, like other parts of British North America, suffered from a chronic shortage of small denomination coins during much of its early history. The British government made no effort to provide a local currency and the islanders had to make do with an insufficient supply of badly worn foreign coins. Finally, as had happened elsewhere, the local merchants decided to take matters into their own hands... Read more »

Text : R & I.S. Rutherford - Newfoundland - St. John's.

Rutherford Brothers - 1/2 penny 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
↑↓ - Copper -$4.10$9.90$23.30$69.70$220$450
↑↑ - Copper -$4.10$9.90$23.30$69.70$250$500
↑↓ - Brass -$4.10$14.40$29.30$75.70$250$630
↑↑ - Brass -$4.10$15.90$30.80$80.20$270$680
Varieties MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
↑↓ - Copper $970$2,300-----
↑↑ - Copper $970------
↑↓ - Brass $1,020------
↑↑ - Brass $1,060------

Specifications

↑↓ - Copper

  • Issuer: R. & I.S. Rutherford
  • Mint: Boulton & Watt
  • Denomination: 1/2 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↓
  • Weight: 9.5 grams
  • Diameter: 28.8 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 952
  • Charlton #: NF1A1
  • McLachlan #: 487
  • Courteau #: 1
  • Sandham #: 6
  • Haxby-Willey #: 2
  • Batty #: 1601-1605
  • Raymond #: 191
  • Willey #: 180

↑↑ - Copper

  • Issuer: R. & I.S. Rutherford
  • Mint: Boulton & Watt
  • Denomination: 1/2 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 9.5 grams
  • Diameter: 28.8 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 952
  • Charlton #: NF1A2
  • McLachlan #: 487
  • Courteau #: 1
  • Sandham #: 6
  • Haxby-Willey #: 2
  • Batty #: 1601-1605
  • Raymond #: 191
  • Willey #: 180

↑↓ - Brass

  • Issuer: R. & I.S. Rutherford
  • Mint: Boulton & Watt
  • Denomination: 1/2 penny
  • Composition: Brass
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 9.5 grams
  • Diameter: 28.8 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 952
  • Charlton #: NF1A3
  • McLachlan #: 487
  • Courteau #: 1
  • Sandham #: 6
  • Haxby-Willey #: 2
  • Batty #: 1601-1605
  • Raymond #: 191
  • Willey #: 180

↑↑ - Brass

  • Issuer: R. & I.S. Rutherford
  • Mint: Boulton & Watt
  • Denomination: 1/2 penny
  • Composition: Brass
  • Die axis: ↑↓
  • Weight: 9.5 grams
  • Diameter: 28.8 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 952
  • Charlton #: NF1A4
  • McLachlan #: 487
  • Courteau #: 1
  • Sandham #: 6
  • Haxby-Willey #: 2
  • Batty #: 1601-1605
  • Raymond #: 191
  • Willey #: 180

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

Last update : Monday, July 16, 2018

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