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National Currency Collection

Canada, Province of Nova Scotia, 1 penny : 1832

Item Details

Categorization

Collection
Token
Class
Monetary
Name
Government
Form
Circulating

Locations

Country
Canada
Province
Nova Scotia

Denominations

1 penny

Dates

Issuing date
1832

Authorities

Issuing authority
Province of Nova Scotia

Designs

Subject
Thistle token
Subject Reverse
Thistle - flower - plant
Subject Obverse
William IV - king - monarchy

Detail Type

Variety
Bow near head

Specifications

Edge Treatment
Engrailed edge

Measurements

Object

Diameter
33.8mm
Weight
17.32g

Materials

Object
Copper

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