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Trade & Navigation - 1 penny 1814

Trade & Navigation - 1 penny 1814
Source : Bank of Canada

Description

During the early part of the nineteenth century, Halifax was a major British military station as well as a trans-shipment point for supplies being sent from the United States to Europe to help the British in their struggle against Napoleon. This increased commercial activity intensified the port's need for small change, a commodity that had always been in short supply... Read more »

Text : Trade & Navigation 1814. Pure Copper Preferable to Paper - One Penny Token.

Text : Trade & Navigation 1838. Pure Copper Preferable to Paper - One Penny Token.

Trade & Navigation - 1 penny 1814 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
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Errors and varieties from the community
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#58 Trade & Navigation - 1 penny 1814 - 1 over 0 -

Specifications

  • Engraver: Thomas Halliday
  • Issuing date: 1814
  • Denomination: 1 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Weight: 17.3 grams
  • Diameter: 33.2 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 962
  • Courteau #: 12

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

Last update : Wednesday, February 13, 2013

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