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1/2 penny 1854

1/2 penny 1854

Description

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 »

1/2 penny 1854 values and prices

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 1/2 penny 1854 varies. Below, the details of the value of the coin according to its grade.

1/2 penny 1854 circulated tokens1

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Varieties AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
Plain 4 ----$35.00$50.00$75.00
Crosslet 4 ----$70.00$100$150

1/2 penny 1854 uncirculated tokens2

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Varieties MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
Plain 4 $100$120$140$180---
Crosslet 4 $250$300$400----

Varieties

Plain 4

1/2 penny 1854 - 1/2 penny 1854 - Plain 4

Crosslet 4

1/2 penny 1854 - 1/2 penny 1854 - Crosslet 4

More errors and varieties

Grading

G-4

G-4 - 1/2 penny 1854
G-4 - 1/2 penny 1854
G-4 - 1/2 penny 1854

VG-8

VG-8 - 1/2 penny 1854

VF-20

VF-20 - 1/2 penny 1854
VF-20 - 1/2 penny 1854
VF-20 - 1/2 penny 1854

EF-40

EF-40 - 1/2 penny 1854

Specifications

Plain 4

  • Mintage : 1 500 000
  • Issuer: Bank of Upper Canada (York)
  • Mint : Ralph Heaton & Sons
  • Issuing date : 1854
  • Denomination : 1/2 penny
  • Composition : Copper
  • Weight : 8 grams
  • Diameter : 28 mm
  • Edge : Smooth
  • Breton # : 720
  • Charlton # : PC5C1
  • Km # : Tn2

Crosslet 4

  • Issuer: Bank of Upper Canada (York)
  • Mint : Ralph Heaton & Sons
  • Issuing date : 1854
  • Denomination : 1/2 penny
  • Composition : Copper
  • Weight : 8 grams
  • Diameter : 28 mm
  • Edge : Smooth
  • Breton # : 720
  • Km # : Tn2

Notes

  1. The value of circulated tokens generally concerns coins with a certain wear due to the circulation. These coins rarely retain their original luster.
  2. 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.
  3. The values displayed on this page are in Canadian dollars.

Last update : Wednesday, November 15, 2017

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