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Lauzon - Quebec-Levis - 1821

Lauzon - Quebec-Levis - 1821
Source : Bank of Canada

Description

This is one of the earliest Canadian examples of a transportation token. The vessel on the token is the Lauzon, a 310-ton steam-powered side-wheeler. It was built and owned by John Goudie. The first steam-propelled vessel to make regular crossings of the St. Lawrence River between Quebec City and Levis... Read more »

Lauzon - Quebec-Levis - 1821 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
----$6,000$7,000-
Varieties MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
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Specifications

  • Issuer: Lauzon Ferry / John Goudie
  • Issuing date : 1821
  • Denomination : 4 pence / 8 sols
  • Composition : Lead
  • Weight : 9 grams
  • Diameter : 26.5 mm
  • Edge : Smooth
  • Breton #: 560

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Last update : Tuesday, January 11, 2022

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