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Success - 1/2 penny 1820

Success - 1/2 penny 1820
Source : Bank of Canada

Description

The copper halfpenny illustrated is perhaps one of the most intriguing Canadian tokens of the early 19th century. Although the piece appears to be of British manufacture, its exact origin remains a mystery. Tokens such as this were usually put into circulation by merchants in order to alleviate chronic shortages of small change. However, this token is not dated and neither an issuer nor a place of business is indicated... Read more »

Text : Halfpenny Token. Nova Scotia and New Brunswick - Success.

Success - 1/2 penny 1820 values and prices

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a Success - 1/2 penny 1820 varies. Below, the details of the value of the coin according to its grade.

Success - 1/2 penny 1820 circulated tokens1

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Varieties AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
----$200$250-

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Specifications

  • Issuing date : 1815 - 1820
  • Denomination : 1/2 penny
  • Composition : Copper
  • Weight : 6 grams
  • Diameter : 28 mm
  • Breton # : 895
  • Charlton # : NS28
  • Courteau # : 330

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, January 29, 2016

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