1 penny 1857
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Source : Bank of Canada
The Bank of Upper Canada was established in 1821 in York (Toronto, Ontario) under a charter granted by the Province of Upper Canada in 1819. When Upper and Lower Canada were united in 1841 to form the Province of Canada, it was decided that only the bank that held the government accounts should have the right to issue copper tokens... Read more »
Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 1 penny 1857 varies. Below, the details of the value of the token according to its grade.
1 penny 1857 - Values of circulated1
|-||-||-||-||35 $||50 $||75 $|
1 penny 1857 - Values of uncirculated2
|150 $||180 $||250 $||-||-||-||-|
More error and variety
- Mintage : 1 500 000
- Issuing authority : Bank of Upper Canada (York)
- Mint : Ralph Heaton & Sons
- Period of issue : 1857
- Denomination : 1 penny
- Alloy : Copper
- Weight : 33.3 g
- Diameter : 16 mm
- Edge : Smooth
- Breton # : 719
- Km # : Tn3
- The value of circulated tokens generally concerns coins with a certain wear due to the circulation. These coins rarely retain their original luster.
- The value of a uncirculated tokens generally concerns coins with little wear almost not visible with the eye. These coins generally retain their original luster.
- The values displayed on this page are in Canadian dollars.
Last update : January 24, 2013