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Rutherford Brothers - 1/2 penny 1841

Rutherford Brothers - 1/2 penny 1841

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. 1841.

Rutherford Brothers - 1/2 penny 1841 values and prices

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a Rutherford Brothers - 1/2 penny 1841 varies. Below, the details of the value of the coin according to its grade.

Rutherford Brothers - 1/2 penny 1841 circulated tokens1

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Varieties AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
Without date --$25.00$55.00$80.00$110-
With date --$25.00$50.00$75.00$100-

Varieties

Without date

Newfoundland - Rutherford Brothers - 1/2 penny - No date

With date

Newfoundland - Rutherford Brothers - 1/2 penny - 1841

Grading

G-4

Pièce largement usée avec seulement les grandes lignes du design toujours visibles. Les denticules sont en parti peu visible.

G-4 - Rutherford Brothers - 1/2 penny 1841
G-4 - Rutherford Brothers - 1/2 penny 1841

VG-8

Pièce moyennement usée avec un design en grande partie visible dans les détails. Montre tout de meme plusieurs traces d'usures dû à sa circulation.

VG-8 - Rutherford Brothers - 1/2 penny 1841
VG-8 - Rutherford Brothers - 1/2 penny 1841

VF-20

VF-20 - Rutherford Brothers - 1/2 penny 1841
VF-20 - Rutherford Brothers - 1/2 penny 1841

EF-40

L'usure apparaît principalement sur les points les plus hauts du relief de la pièce. La laine de l'animal commence a être détaillée.

EF-40 - Rutherford Brothers - 1/2 penny 1841

Specifications

Without date

  • Issuer: R. & I.S. Rutherford
  • Mint : Boulton & Watt
  • Issuing date : 1840 - 1841
  • Denomination : 1/2 penny
  • Composition : Copper
  • Weight : 8 grams
  • Diameter : 29 mm
  • Edge : Smooth
  • Breton # : 952
  • Charlton # : NF1B1
  • Courteau # : 1

With date

  • Issuer: R. & I.S. Rutherford
  • Mint : Boulton & Watt
  • Issuing date : 1841
  • Composition : Copper
  • Weight : 9.2 grams
  • Diameter : 29.5 mm
  • Edge : Smooth
  • Breton # : 952
  • Charlton # : NF1B2
  • Courteau # : 2

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 : Friday, May 5, 2017

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