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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 - Wellington Tokens

½ Penny - (Field Marshal Wellington - Large legend letters) – obverse
½ Penny - (Field Marshal Wellington - Large legend letters) – reverse
½ Penny - (Field Marshal Wellington - Large legend letters)
(1813)
Token
Copper • 8.5 g • ⌀ 28.1 mm
CCT# WE-2A, Breton# 971
½ Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington - Small legend letters) – obverse
½ Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington - Small legend letters) – reverse
½ Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington - Small legend letters)
(1813)
Token
Copper • 8.9 g • ⌀ 28.0 mm
CCT# WE-2B, Breton# 972
½ Penny - (Field Marshal Wellington - oak wreath reverse) – obverse
½ Penny - (Field Marshal Wellington - oak wreath reverse) – reverse
½ Penny - (Field Marshal Wellington - oak wreath reverse)
(1813-)
Token
Copper • 6.2 g • ⌀ 27.0 mm
CCT# WE-2C, Breton# 973
1 Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington ) – obverse
1 Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington ) – reverse
1 Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington )
(1813-)
Token
Copper • 17.4 g • ⌀ 33.9 mm
CCT# WE-4A, Breton# 970
½ Penny Token (Marquis Wellington) – obverse
½ Penny Token (Marquis Wellington) – reverse
½ Penny Token (Marquis Wellington)
1813
Token
Copper • 8.4 g • ⌀ 28.4 mm
CCT# WE-7, Breton# 978
½ Penny (Wellington Peninsular token to Pampluno) – obverse
½ Penny (Wellington Peninsular token to Pampluno) – reverse
½ Penny (Wellington Peninsular token to Pampluno)
(1813)
Token
Copper • 8.6 g • ⌀ 27.8 mm
CCT# WE-11D, Breton# 988
½ Penny Token (Wellington Token) – obverse
½ Penny Token (Wellington Token) – reverse
½ Penny Token (Wellington Token)
1814
Token
Copper • 6.2 g • ⌀ 27.3 mm
CCT# WE-8A, Breton# 979
½ Penny Token (Wellington Token) – obverse
½ Penny Token (Wellington Token) – reverse
½ Penny Token (Wellington Token)
(1814-1816)
Token
Copper • 5.8 g • ⌀ 27.3 mm
CCT# WE-9, Breton# 980
½ Penny (Wellington Waterloo - ship design) – obverse
½ Penny (Wellington Waterloo - ship design) – reverse
½ Penny (Wellington Waterloo - ship design)
1815
Token
Copper • 6.4 g • ⌀ 26.4 mm
CCT# WE-14, Breton# 1003
½ Penny - Wellington Waterloo (Large Bust design) – obverse
½ Penny - Wellington Waterloo (Large Bust design) – reverse
½ Penny - Wellington Waterloo (Large Bust design)
1815
Token
Copper • 5.5 g • ⌀ 26.1 mm
CCT# WE-15, Breton# 1006
½ Penny (The Illustrious Wellington - Waterloo) – obverse
½ Penny (The Illustrious Wellington - Waterloo) – reverse
½ Penny (The Illustrious Wellington - Waterloo)
1816
Token
Copper • 4.8 g • ⌀ 26.6 mm
CCT# WE-10, Breton# 981
1 Penny  (Wellington - Cossack) – obverse
1 Penny  (Wellington - Cossack) – reverse
1 Penny (Wellington - Cossack)
(1812-1814)
Token
Copper • 18 g • ⌀ 33.9 mm
CCT# WE-13, Breton# 985, Davis# 92
1 Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington ) – obverse
1 Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington ) – reverse
1 Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington )
1813
Token
Copper • 18.3 g • ⌀ 33.5 mm
CCT# WE-3, Breton# 974
1 Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington ) – obverse
1 Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington ) – reverse
1 Penny Token (Field Marshal Wellington )
(1813-)
Token
Copper • 18.0 g • ⌀ 33.9 mm
CCT# WE-4B
1 Penny Token (Wellington Peninsular token to Vittoria) – obverse
1 Penny Token (Wellington Peninsular token to Vittoria) – reverse
1 Penny Token (Wellington Peninsular token to Vittoria)
1813
Token
Copper • 18.0 g • ⌀ 34.0 mm
CCT# WE-12, Breton# 984

Canadian provinces - Currency tokens (1798-1816)

1 Penny (British Colonies) – obverse
1 Penny (British Colonies) – reverse
1 Penny (British Colonies)
1825
Token
Copper • ⌀ 27 mm

Canadian provinces - Province of Canada (1841-1858)

2 Sous = 1 Penny • 12 Pence = 1 Shilling • 20 Shilling = 1 Pound

½ Penny - Bank of Montreal – obverse
½ Penny - Bank of Montreal – reverse
½ Penny - Bank of Montreal
1842-1845
Token
Copper • 9.5 g • ⌀ 28.5 mm
CCT# PC-1, Breton# 527, KM# Tn18
½ Penny - Bank of Upper Canada – obverse
½ Penny - Bank of Upper Canada – reverse
½ Penny - Bank of Upper Canada
1850-1857
Token
Copper • 8.1 g • ⌀ 27.7 mm
CCT# PC-5, Breton# 720, KM# Tn2
½ Penny / 1 Sou (Quebec Bank Token) – obverse
½ Penny / 1 Sou (Quebec Bank Token) – reverse
½ Penny / 1 Sou (Quebec Bank Token)
1852
Token
Copper • 9.5 g • ⌀ 28.3 mm
CCT# PC-3, Breton# 529, KM# Tn20
1 Penny - Montréal Bank Token – obverse
1 Penny - Montréal Bank Token – reverse
1 Penny - Montréal Bank Token
1837-1842
Token
Copper • 18.3 g • ⌀ 34 mm
CCT# PC-2, Breton# 526

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