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National Currency Collection

Canada, unknown, 1 penny : 1812

Item Details

Categorization

Collection
Token
Class
Monetary
Name
Commercial
Form
Pattern

Locations

Country
Canada
Province
Lower Canada

Denominations

1 penny
2 sous

Dates

Issuing date
1812

Authorities

Issuing authority
Unknown

Designs

Subject
Thomas Halliday token
Subject Reverse
Commerce - allegory

Production Types

Moneyer
Thomas Halliday
Mark
H

Specifications

Edge Treatment
Engrailed edge

Measurements

Object

Diameter
34.5mm
Weight
17.03g

Materials

Object
Copper

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