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1857 Canada Ontario 1/2 Penny coin pendant Saint George dragon slayer Bank of Upper Token Canadian province equestrian horse rider n000599

  • $39.95

1857 Bank of Upper Canada 1/2 Penny token {present-day Province of Ontario} 3S

front: Saint George slaying the dragon
Based on Benedetto Pistrucci's British coin design

back: Coat of arms of Upper Canada {cornucopias}

Political unrest tore through fledgling Canada and in 1849 rioting mobs caused the capital to move from Montreal to Toronto. The Bank of Upper Canada received permission to mint copper coins, and half penny and penny tokens were the result.

• quantity 1
• demonetized {no longer in circulation} polished Copper coin
• diameter: 27.6 mm
• weight: 7.9 g

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