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Trade & Navigation - 1/2 penny 1813

Trade & Navigation - 1/2 penny 1813

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 »

Texte : Trade & Navigation 1813. Pure Copper Preferable to Paper - Half Penny Token.

Trade & Navigation - 1/2 penny 1813 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
Plain Edge --$690----
Engrailed edge --$8.60$15.80$38.30$130$220
Varieties MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
Plain Edge -------
Engrailed edge $420------

Grading

AU-50

AU-50 - Trade & Navigation - 1/2 penny 1813

Specifications

Plain Edge

  • Engraver: Thomas Halliday
  • Issuing date: 1813
  • Denomination: 1/2 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 9 grams
  • Diameter: 27.8 mm
  • Edge: Engrailed
  • Breton #: 963
  • Charlton #: NS19B1
  • McLachlan #: 566
  • Courteau #: 7
  • Sandham #: 5
  • Batty #: 1892-1894
  • Willey #: 302

Engrailed edge

  • Engraver: Thomas Halliday
  • Issuing date: 1813
  • Denomination: 1/2 penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 9 grams
  • Diameter: 27.8 mm
  • Edge: Engrailed
  • Breton #: 963
  • Charlton #: NS19B2
  • McLachlan #: 566
  • Courteau #: 7
  • Sandham #: 5
  • Batty #: 1892-1894
  • Da #: 107
  • Willey #: 302

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Last update : Tuesday, October 9, 2018

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