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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

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
---$180$230$300$500
Varieties MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
$600$680$880----
Errors and varieties from the community
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#118 Success - 1/2 penny 1820 - W.H. Scoott -

Specifications

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

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

Last update : Sunday, January 7, 2018

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