Canada (Upper) Penny and Half Penny Tokens 1850 to 1857
Political unrest tore through fledgling Canada and in 1849 rioting mobs caused the capital to move from Montreal to Toronto. The Bank of Upper Canada received permission to mint copper coins, and half penny and penny tokens were the result.
Coin: 8698 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: PaulD, Sun, 11-Sep-2011 10:44:07 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Tue, 03-Dec-2013 02:34:16 GMT
Updated by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Tue, 03-Dec-2013 02:34:16 GMT
Requester description: 1852 1852 Bank of Upper Canada One Penny Bank Token One side horse and rider with lance, appears to be killing a small dragon Reverse side, crown above anchor with crossed sword and broadsword
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