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During the period 1794 to 1867, Great Britain's foreign policy was to maintain rigid control of the British North American colonies. Colonies were to produce the raw materials needed by the homeland and to pay for imported goods in what the mother country considered legal tender. As the local colonial economies grew the need for circulating coinage became quite acute because they were constantly short of legal tender coins. Consequently the colonists resorted to their own ingenuity and produced many local tokens from many sources, including counterfeits. Read more

See also: Canada, Newfoundland

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Canadian provinces - Prince Edward Island - Pound (1790-1871)

12 Pence = 1 Shilling • 5 Shillings = 1 Crown • 20 Shillings = 1 Pound

5 Shillings - Charles IIII (Holey Dollar) – obverse
5 Shillings - Charles IIII (Holey Dollar) – reverse
5 Shillings - Charles IIII (Holey Dollar)
1791-1808
Silver • 21.8 g • ⌀ 39.2 mm
CCT# PE-1A, KM# 2.1

Canadian provinces - Upper Canada - Pound

½ Penny (Sir Issac Brock) – obverse
½ Penny (Sir Issac Brock) – reverse
½ Penny (Sir Issac Brock)
1812
Token
Copper • 5.0 g • ⌀ 26.6 mm
CCT# UC-5, Breton# 723
½ Penny (Sloop Token - Commercial Change, Hunter) – obverse
½ Penny (Sloop Token - Commercial Change, Hunter) – reverse
½ Penny (Sloop Token - Commercial Change, Hunter)
1815
Token
Copper • 6.1 g • ⌀ 27.2 mm
CCT# UC-8, Breton# 726
½ Penny (Sir Issac Brock) – obverse
½ Penny (Sir Issac Brock) – reverse
½ Penny (Sir Issac Brock)
1816
Token
Copper • 4.7 g • ⌀ 26.6 mm
CCT# UC-6, Breton# 724
½ Penny (Sir Issac Brock) – obverse
½ Penny (Sir Issac Brock) – reverse
½ Penny (Sir Issac Brock)
1816
Token
Copper • 5 g • ⌀ 26.7 mm
CCT# UC-7, Breton# 725
½ Penny (Sloop Token - Commercial Change, Shovels/Anvil) – obverse
½ Penny (Sloop Token - Commercial Change, Shovels/Anvil) – reverse
½ Penny (Sloop Token - Commercial Change, Shovels/Anvil)
1820
Token
Copper, Brass • 6.5 g • ⌀ 27.5 mm
CCT# UC-9, Breton# 727
½ Penny (Sloop Token - Commercial Change, Cask) – obverse
½ Penny (Sloop Token - Commercial Change, Cask) – reverse
½ Penny (Sloop Token - Commercial Change, Cask)
1821
Token
Copper • 6.2 g • ⌀ 27.2 mm
CCT# UC-10, Breton# 728
½ Penny (Sloop Token - Commercial Change, Cask) – obverse
½ Penny (Sloop Token - Commercial Change, Cask) – reverse
½ Penny (Sloop Token - Commercial Change, Cask)
1821
Token
Copper • 6.4 g • ⌀ 27.4 mm
CCT# UC-11, Breton# 729
½ Penny (Sloop Token - To Facilitate Trade) – obverse
½ Penny (Sloop Token - To Facilitate Trade) – reverse
½ Penny (Sloop Token - To Facilitate Trade)
1823-1833
Token
Copper • 6.5 g • ⌀ 27.4 mm
CCT# UC-12, Breton# 730
½ Penny - (Lesslie & sons tokens) – obverse
½ Penny - (Lesslie & sons tokens) – reverse
½ Penny - (Lesslie & sons tokens)
(1824-)
Token
Copper • 7.1 g • ⌀ 27.5 mm
CCT# UC-2, Breton# 718
½ Penny - Perrins Bros (speed the Plough - No labour, No bread) – obverse
½ Penny - Perrins Bros (speed the Plough - No labour, No bread) – reverse
½ Penny - Perrins Bros (speed the Plough - No labour, No bread)
(1830-)
Token
Copper • 6.2 g • ⌀ 26.1 mm
CCT# UC-4, Breton# 1010
½ Penny - (George IV) – obverse
½ Penny - (George IV) – reverse
½ Penny - (George IV)
1832
Token
Copper • 8.6 g • ⌀ 28.2 mm
CCT# UC-14, Breton# 732
½ Penny (Sloop Token - Commercial Change - Tools) – obverse
½ Penny (Sloop Token - Commercial Change - Tools) – reverse
½ Penny (Sloop Token - Commercial Change - Tools)
1833
Token
Copper • 5.4 g • ⌀ 27.7 mm
CCT# UC-13, Breton# 731
2 Penny (Lesslie & Sons) – obverse
2 Penny (Lesslie & Sons) – reverse
2 Penny (Lesslie & Sons)
1822
Token
Copper • 28.0 g • ⌀ 40.3 mm
CCT# UC-3, Breton# 717

Canadian provinces - Wellington Tokens

½ Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington - Hibernia) – obverse
½ Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington - Hibernia) – reverse
½ Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington - Hibernia)
1805
Token
Copper • 6.2 g • ⌀ 28.2 mm
CCT# WE-5A, Breton# 976
½ Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington) – obverse
½ Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington) – reverse
½ Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington)
1811
Token
Copper • 8.6 g • ⌀ 29.0 mm
CCT# WE-6, Breton# 977
½ Penny (Wellington Peninsular token to Salamanca) – obverse
½ Penny (Wellington Peninsular token to Salamanca) – reverse
½ Penny (Wellington Peninsular token to Salamanca)
(1812)
Token
Copper • 8.5 g • ⌀ 27.5 mm
CCT# WE-11A, Breton# 987
½ Penny (Wellington Peninsular token to Madrid) – obverse
½ Penny (Wellington Peninsular token to Madrid) – reverse
½ Penny (Wellington Peninsular token to Madrid)
1812
Token
Copper • 8.3 g • ⌀ 27.5 mm
CCT# WE-11B, Breton# 986
½ Penny (Wellington Peninsular token to Madrid) – obverse
½ Penny (Wellington Peninsular token to Madrid) – reverse
½ Penny (Wellington Peninsular token to Madrid)
1812-1813
Token
Copper • 9.1 g • ⌀ 27.8 mm
CCT# WE-11C, Breton# 986
½ Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington - Britannia) – obverse
½ Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington - Britannia) – reverse
½ Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington - Britannia)
1813
Token
Copper • 9.5 g • ⌀ 28.0 mm
CCT# WE-1, Breton# 969

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Numista referee for this country is galor.

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