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The Montreal Witness - Prize Competition

The Montreal Witness - Prize Competition

Description

In 1890, the "Montreal Witness Journal" offered a series of prizes to be among the public school of the Dominion. The participating children, who wrote a story of some event of the country near their school, received this token.

In 1891, a different token in aluminum with the same goal was issued.

The Montreal Witness - Prize Competition 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
Brass -------
White metal ----$700$750$850
Copper -------
Mdme Ireland's - 1891 -------

Varieties

Brass

The Montreal Witness - Prize Competition - Brass

White metal

The Montreal Witness - Prize Competition - White metal

Specifications

Brass

  • Issuer: The Montreal Witness
  • Issuing date : 1890
  • Composition: Brass
  • Breton #: 608

White metal

  • Mintage : 2300
  • Issuer: The Montreal Witness
  • Issuing date : 1890
  • Composition: White metal
  • Breton #: 608

Copper

  • Issuer: The Montreal Witness
  • Issuing date : 1890
  • Composition: Copper
  • Breton #: 608

Mdme Ireland's - 1891

  • Mintage : 2000
  • Issuer: The Montreal Witness
  • Issuing date : 1891
  • Composition: Aluminum
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 609

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

Last update : Wednesday, July 31, 2013

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