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Playing cards - 1/2 penny 1870

Playing cards - 1/2 penny 1870

Description

According to Sir G. Duncan Gibb, these coins were struck in Birmingham for a Montreal firm who employed a number of workingmen.

Playing cards - 1/2 penny 1870 values and prices

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a Playing cards - 1/2 penny 1870 varies. Below, the details of the value of the coin according to its grade.

Playing cards - 1/2 penny 1870 circulated tokens1

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Varieties AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
---$25.00$40.00$60.00$100

Specifications

  • Mint : Birmingham
  • Issuing date : 1850 - 1870
  • Denomination : 1/2 penny
  • Composition : Copper
  • Weight : 12 grams
  • Diameter : 30 mm
  • Edge : Smooth
  • Breton # : 572

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 : Monday, July 3, 2017

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