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Thomas Halliday - 1 penny 1812

Thomas Halliday - 1 penny 1812
Source : Bank of Canada

Description

Nowhere in British North America did the private copper tokens issued by merchants and others have a more fascinating evolutionary history than in Lower Canada - now Quebec. In the 1820s and 1830s, trade in Montreal, the colony's commercial centre, created a strong demand for coinage. As coins were often in short supply, privately produced tokens filled the void... Read more »

Text : One Penny Token 1812.

Thomas Halliday - 1 penny 1812 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
Closed wreath -$10.00$20.00$30.00$60.00$150$300
Open wreath -$7.50$15.00$25.00$40.00$70.00$150
Open wreath - Double date ---$250$400--
Varieties MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
Closed wreath $400------
Open wreath $200$400$550----
Open wreath - Double date -------

Varieties

Closed wreath

Thomas Halliday - 1 penny 1812 - Closed wreath

Open wreath

Thomas Halliday - 1 penny 1812 - Open wreath

Open wreath - Double date

Thomas Halliday - 1 penny 1812 - Closed ouverte

Double date : The date appears on both sides.

Thomas Halliday - 1 penny 1812 - Double date

Errors and varieties from the community

Specifications

Closed wreath

  • Engraver: Thomas Halliday
  • Issuing date: 1812
  • Denomination: 1 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Weight: 17 grams
  • Diameter: 34 mm
  • Edge: Engrailed
  • Breton #: 959
  • Courteau #: 28

Open wreath

  • Engraver: Thomas Halliday
  • Issuing date: 1812
  • Denomination: 1 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Weight: 17 grams
  • Diameter: 34 mm
  • Edge: Engrailed
  • Breton #: 958
  • Charlton #: LC47B1
  • Courteau #: 36

Open wreath - Double date

  • Engraver: Thomas Halliday
  • Issuing date: 1812
  • Denomination: 1 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Weight: 17 grams
  • Diameter: 34 mm
  • Edge: Engrailed
  • Breton #: 957
  • Courteau #: 39

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

Last update : Saturday, January 13, 2018

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