Coins and Canada - The Montreal Witness - Prize Competition - Miscellaneous tokens and medals

You are: Home » Tokens and medals » Miscellaneous » The Montreal Witness - Prize Competition

The Montreal Witness - Prize Competition

The Montreal Witness - Prize Competition

Description

In 1890, the "Montreal Witness Journal" offered a series of prizes to be among the public school of the Dominion. The participating children, who wrote a story of some event of the country near their school, received this token.

In 1891, a different token in aluminum with the same goal was issued.

The Montreal Witness - Prize Competition values and prices

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a The Montreal Witness - Prize Competition varies. Below, the details of the value of the coin according to its grade.

The Montreal Witness - Prize Competition circulated tokens1

Slide

Varieties AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
Brass -------
White metal ----$700$750$850
Copper -------
Mdme Ireland's - 1891 -------

Varieties

Brass

The Montreal Witness - Prize Competition - Brass

White metal

The Montreal Witness - Prize Competition - White metal

Copper

N/A.

Mdme Ireland's - 1891

N/A.

Specifications

Brass

  • Issuer: The Montreal Witness
  • Issuing date : 1890
  • Composition : Brass
  • Breton # : 608

White metal

  • Mintage : 2300
  • Issuer: The Montreal Witness
  • Issuing date : 1890
  • Composition : White metal
  • Breton # : 608

Copper

  • Issuer: The Montreal Witness
  • Issuing date : 1890
  • Composition : Copper
  • Breton # : 608

Mdme Ireland's - 1891

  • Mintage : 2000
  • Issuer: The Montreal Witness
  • Issuing date : 1891
  • Composition : Aluminum
  • Edge : Smooth
  • Breton # : 609

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 29, 2013

Share |