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Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835

Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835

Description

One of the commonest kinds of metallic tokens issued in Canada by merchants and others to alleviate the shortage of coins were the ones bearing a ship on the obverse side and the inscription SHIPS, COLONIES & COMMERCE on the reverse. The inscription refers to the famous statement made by Napoleon in 1811 that ships, colonies and commerce were the three British advantages that would defeat him in the end... Read more »

Identification Guide

The multiple varieties of the Ships, Colonies and Commerce Tokens might be hard to identify or remember especially for new collectors. This step-by-step Identification Guide will assist you through the major varieties of this popular token and will help to associate your token with the right variety.

Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 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
PE-10-1 -$8.00$21.20$42.80$113$259$437
PE-10-2 -$6.00$12.20$23.40$56.30$129$243
PE-10-3A1 -$45.00$90.00$203$405--
PE-10-3A2 -$90.00$135$270$495--
PE-10-3A3 -$90.00$135$315$495--
PE-10-3A4 -------
PE-10-4 -$1,350$1,800$2,230$4,050--
PE-10-5 -$1,500$2,700$3,600$5,400--
PE-10-5A1 -------
PE-10-5A2 -------
PE-10-5B -------
PE-10-6 --$17.10$36.00$85.50$147$245
PE-10-7 --$9.00$18.00$36.00$81.00$157
PE-10-8 --$7.20$14.40$27.00$67.50$135
PE-10-9 --$10.80$22.50$49.50$113$165
PE-10-10A --$9.90$20.30$48.70$117$259
PE-10-10B --$90.00$128$205--
PE-10-11 --$203$405$810$1,210-
PE-10-12 --$10.80$22.50$44.50$124$281
PE-10-13 --$900$1,560$2,700--
PE-10-14 --$29.30$63.00$108$203$342
PE-10-15 --$54.00$90.00$180$306$563
PE-10-16 --$495$675$900--
PE-10-17 --$45.00$67.50$128$203$360
PE-10-18 -------
PE-10-19 --$29.30$63.00$117$184$331
PE-10-20 --$540$1,080$1,560$2,700-
PE-10-21 --$270$540$795$1,180-
PE-10-22 --$2,250$3,600---
PE-10-23 --$10.80$22.50$45.00$112$175
PE-10-24 --$22.50$45.00$91.20$160$198
PE-10-25 --$1,800$2,700$3,600$4,950-
PE-10-26 --$7.20$12.20$22.50$78.00$134
PE-10-27 --$10.80$45.00$150$204$450
PE-10-28 --$6.30$10.80$18.00$53.00$98.50
PE-10-29 --$6.30$10.80$17.50$51.50$72.40
PE-10-30 --$5.90$9.90$15.80$35.80$79.70
PE-10-31 --$5.90$9.90$37.30$40.30$78.20
PE-10-32 --$6.30$10.80$18.00$43.40$77.30
PE-10-33 --$675$990$1,620$2,090-
PE-10-34 --$11.30$22.50$45.00$122$225
PE-10-35 --$11.30$22.50$45.00$122$225
PE-10-36 --$9.00$17.10$45.00$108$180
PE-10-36A -------
PE-10-37 --$9.50$18.00$45.00$117$191
PE-10-38 --$8.60$15.80$38.30$79.80$122
PE-10-39 --$11.30$24.80$50.20$115$250
PE-10-40 --$11.30$22.50$45.00$101$225
PE-10-41A --$12.60$27.00$65.30$158$315
PE-10-41B --$8.60$15.80$42.80$83.30$145
PE-10-41C --$13.50$27.00$67.50$146$180
PE-10-42 --$67.50$135$270$343$540
PE-10-43 --$27.00$54.00$113$214$218
PE-10-44 --$13.50$27.00$58.50$124$225
PE-10-45 --$11.30$22.50$45.00$101$157
PE-10-46 --$11.30$22.50$45.00$117$167
Varieties MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
PE-10-1 $765------
PE-10-2 $495------
PE-10-3A1 -------
PE-10-3A2 -------
PE-10-3A3 -------
PE-10-3A4 -------
PE-10-4 -------
PE-10-5 -------
PE-10-5A1 -------
PE-10-5A2 -------
PE-10-5B -------
PE-10-6 $484------
PE-10-7 $416------
PE-10-8 $405------
PE-10-9 $495------
PE-10-10A $540------
PE-10-10B -------
PE-10-11 -------
PE-10-12 $540------
PE-10-13 -------
PE-10-14 $585------
PE-10-15 -------
PE-10-16 -------
PE-10-17 -------
PE-10-18 -------
PE-10-19 $585------
PE-10-20 -------
PE-10-21 -------
PE-10-22 -------
PE-10-23 -$286-----
PE-10-24 -------
PE-10-25 -------
PE-10-26 $304------
PE-10-27 $510------
PE-10-28 $225------
PE-10-29 $183------
PE-10-30 $100$125$141----
PE-10-31 $110$120$132----
PE-10-32 $225------
PE-10-33 -------
PE-10-34 $338------
PE-10-35 $393------
PE-10-36 $338$565-----
PE-10-36A -------
PE-10-37 $338------
PE-10-38 $338------
PE-10-39 $338------
PE-10-40 $338------
PE-10-41A $338------
PE-10-41B $338------
PE-10-41C $338------
PE-10-42 -------
PE-10-43 $338------
PE-10-44 $338------
PE-10-45 $338------
PE-10-46 $338------
Errors and varieties from the community
Planchet errors and varieties
#64 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - Planchet flaw -
Die errors and varieties
#75 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - Cuds -
#80 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - Die crack after Ships -
#81 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - Die crack before Colonies -
#72 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - Die crack before Ships -
#74 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - Multiple die cracks -
#63 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - Retained broken die -
#73 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - Retained broken die -
Strike errors and varieties
#83 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - Uncentred broadstrike -
#182 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - Uncentred broadstrike -
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#66 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - 1492 -
#78 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - AGR -
#76 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - Counterstamp -
#82 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - Die crack above P of Ships -
#70 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - Double S -
#84 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - Full brockage -
#85 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - J.Trotier -
#68 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - Major -
#77 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - N.M. -
#71 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - Off center -
#79 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - P.E.I. -
#86 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - Rouleau -
#67 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - TDC -
#65 Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835 - W.A.D.L. -

Grading

VF-20

VF-20 - Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835

EF-40

EF-40 - Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835
EF-40 - Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835

AU-50

AU-50 - Ships, colonies & commerce - 1/2 penny 1835

Specifications

PE-10-1

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-1

PE-10-2

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-2

PE-10-3A1

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-3A1

PE-10-3A2

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-3A2

PE-10-3A3

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-3A3

PE-10-3A4

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-3A4

PE-10-4

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-4

PE-10-5

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-5

PE-10-5A1

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-5A1

PE-10-5A2

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-5A2

PE-10-5B

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-5B

PE-10-6

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-6

PE-10-7

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-7

PE-10-8

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-8

PE-10-9

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-9

PE-10-10A

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-10A

PE-10-10B

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-10B

PE-10-11

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-11

PE-10-12

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-12

PE-10-13

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-13

PE-10-14

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-14

PE-10-15

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-15

PE-10-16

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-16

PE-10-17

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-17

PE-10-18

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-18

PE-10-19

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-19

PE-10-20

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-20

PE-10-21

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-21

PE-10-22

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-22

PE-10-23

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-23

PE-10-24

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-24

PE-10-25

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-25

PE-10-26

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-26

PE-10-27

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-27

PE-10-28

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-28

PE-10-29

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-29

PE-10-30

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-30

PE-10-31

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-31

PE-10-32

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-32

PE-10-33

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-33

PE-10-34

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-34

PE-10-35

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-35

PE-10-36

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-36

PE-10-36A

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-36A

PE-10-37

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-37

PE-10-38

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-38

PE-10-39

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-39

PE-10-40

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-40

PE-10-41A

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-41A

PE-10-41B

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-41B

PE-10-41C

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-41C

PE-10-42

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-42

PE-10-43

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-43

PE-10-44

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-44

PE-10-45

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-45

PE-10-46

  • Issuing date: 1830 - 1835
  • Denomination: Halfpenny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Breton #: 997
  • Charlton #: PE10-46

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