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Illustrated History of Coins and Tokens relating to Canada

Nova Scotia (#867 to #903)

Breton 867 - Canada

867

Issue 400,000. Seven varieties. R. 1.

Nova Scotia - 1/2 penny 1823 - With hyphen - Price Guide and Values


Breton 868 - Canada

868

Issue 217,776. Four varieties. R. 1 ½.

Nova Scotia - 1 penny 1824 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 869 - Canada

869

Issue 118,636. Three varieties. R. 1 ½.

Nova Scotia - 1/2 penny 1824 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 870 - Canada

870

Issue 200,000. Five varieties, of which there are counterfeits. R. 1.

Nova Scotia - 1 penny 1832 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 871 - Canada

871

Issue 800,000. Seven varieties, of which there are counterfeits. R. 0.

Nova Scotia - 1/2 penny 1832 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 872 - Canada

872

A variety with the date transposed. Probably issued by the counterfeiters who struck many of the anonymous pieces issued about 1835 in Montreal. R. 5.


Breton 873 - Canada

873

1840-43. Issue 150,000 each year. Three varieties, 1840. Two varieties, 1843. R. 1.

Nova Scotia - 1 penny 1840 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 874 - Canada

874

1840-43. Issue 300,000 each year. Four varieties of each date. R. 0.

Nova Scotia - 1/2 penny 1840 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 875 - Canada

875

Issue 150,000. The design of the Mayflower on this coin was suggested and drawn by John S. Thompson, father of Sir John Thompson. Two varieties; one with L. C. W. under the bust. R. 0.

Nova Scotia - 1 penny 1856 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 876 - Canada

876

Issue 300,000. Designed as last, No. 875. Two varieties; one with L. C. W. under the bust. R. 0.

Nova Scotia - 1/2 penny 1856 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 877 - Canada

877

1861-62-64. Issue for 1881-64 - 800,000 for each date. Issue for 1862 - One million. Notwithstanding that there was a larger issue reported for 1862, it is far rarer than those of 1861-64. These dates will long continue to be common. 1861-64 - R. 0. 1862 - R. 1 ½.


Breton 878 - Canada

878

1861-64. Issue, 400,000 each date. R. 1.


Breton 879 - Canada

879

Broke was commander of the Frigate Shannon that captured the United States war vessel Chesapeake off Boston Harbour on the first of June 1813, and on the 6th of June he brought his prize into the port of Halifax. As this most important naval action of the war of 1812-14 followed a number of defeats, Broke was feted during his stay in Halifax. 3 varieties. R. 1 ½.

Broke - 1/2 penny 1814 - Long bust - Price Guide and Values


Breton 880 - Canada

880

The obverse of this coin is the same as the Carritt & Alpert coin, No. 881, and there is little doubt but that it is an earlier issue by that firm. R. 2.

Carritt & Alport - 1/2 penny 1814 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 881 - Canada

881

The Frigate here portrayed is intended to represent the Shannon entering the Port of Halifax. Carritt & Alpert were dry goods merchants. R. 1 ½.

Carritt & Alport - 1/2 penny 1814 - Halifax - Price Guide and Values


Breton 882 - Canada

882

Hosterman & Etter were hardware merchants and watchmakers. The building represented on this coin was the Government House. R. 1 ½.

Hosterman & Etter - 1/2 penny 1814 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 883 - Canada

883

A lighter coin issued by the same firm as No. 882. 2 varieties, in one of which several of the windows are not sashed. R. 1.

Hosterman & Etter - 1/2 penny 1815 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 884 - Canada

884

Starr & Shannon were in the hardware business. 2 varieties. R. 1.

Starr & Shannon - 1/2 penny 1815 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 885 - Canada

885

This token is an earlier issue of Starr & Shannon, without their name. R. 1 ½.

Commercial change - 1/2 penny 1815 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 886 - Canada

886

Three varieties, differing in the appearance of the bust. Two of the busts are similar to two of the busts on the Barry coin, No. 891, and another like the bust on the Hosterman & Etter, No. 883. R. 1 ½.

Genuine British Copper - 1/2 penny 1815 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 887 - Canada

887

This is a similar design to the last, only that the obverse and reverse inscription have been transposed. R. 2 ½.


Breton 888 - Canada

888

3 varieties. R. 1.

Success to Navigation - 1/2 penny 1815 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 889 - Canada

889

2 varieties. R. 1 ½.

Halifax - 1/2 penny 1815 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 890 - Canada

890

R. 1 ½.

W. White - 1/2 penny 1815 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 891 - Canada

891

John Alexander Barry was a dry goods merchant, and a member of the Nova Scotia Legislature. 3 varieties, differing in the bust. R. 1 ½.

John Alexr. Barry - 1/2 penny 1815 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 892 - Canada

892

Issued by W. A & S. Black, hardware merchants, who were sons of the Rev. Wm. Black, the founder of Methodism in Nova Scotia. R. 1 ½.

Wholesale Retail Hardware - 1/2 penny 1816 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 893 - Canada

893

A later coin issued by the same as last, No. 892. R. 2.

W.A. & S. Black - 1/2 penny 1816 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 894 - Canada

894

R. 1.

Trade & Navigation - 1/2 penny 1820 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 895 - Canada

895

This, one of the rarest of Nova Scotian coins, was probably issued by some politician favoring the union of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. R. 3.

Success - 1/2 penny 1820 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 896 - Canada

896

John Brown was a West Indian merchant. This coin was issued in 1815. R. 1.

J. Brown - 1/2 penny 1815 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 897 - Canada

897

Robert Purves, who commenced business in 1855, also carried on a branch at Tatamagouche. He retired in 1870 and died in 1872. The balance of these coins, about 200, were purchased from the widow by Mr. E. J. Howell. R. 1.


Breton 898 - Canada

898

This coin, it is claimed, was struck for a firm of mitters who intended starting business in Nova Scotia, but never carried out their purpose. Two of these coins were seen among the Canadian coins in an English collection. R. 4.


Breton 899 - Canada

899

This coin was considered very rare, having sold as high as ten dollars, but a large number have been recently found, and its price has fallen accordingly. 2 varieties. R. 2 ½.

W.L. White - 1 farthing 1840 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 900 - Canada

900

This token, which was at one time counted so rare that a specimen sold as high as $25.00, is now comparatively common, a large board having been discovered during the demolition of the old office of the company. R. 2.

Steam Boat Company - Halifax - Price Guide and Values


Breton 901 - Canada

901

Blackley for some years did a retail business at Halifax. The word salt seems to be an error of the Birmingham engraver, who seems to have confounded dry goods with something relating to dried cod fish. R. 2.

Blakley & Cos - 1882 - Halifax - Price Guide and Values


Breton 902 - Canada

902

Struck in Montreal by Dawson. R. 1 ½.

Gass' Tea Store - Halifax - 1882 - Price Guide and Values


Breton 903 - Canada

903

Richard Shepheard is a Halifax hotel-keeper, and this check was used in connection with the billiard room, being good for one game. Of the 100 issued in 1886 about 25 are known to be in the hands of collectors. R. 2 ½.

Richard Shepheard - Halifax - Price Guide and Values


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