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1 Penny / 2 Sous Quebec Bank

Features

Country Canadian provinces (Lower Canada)
(Canada)
Type Token
Year 1837
Value 2 Sous = 1 Penny (1/240)
Currency Pound
Composition Copper
Weight 19.0 g
Diameter 34.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References CCT# LC-9B,
Canadian Colonial Tokens
by William K. Cross
(Charlton Press)
Breton# 521,
Histoire illustrée des monnaies et jetons du Canada
by Pierre Napoléon Breton
(P. N. Breton & Cie)
KM# Tn11
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Canadian Habitant standing in traditional winter costume.

Lettering:
PROVINCE DU BAS CANADA
DEUX SOUS

Engraver: John Shaw

Reverse

Arms of the City of Montreal with the name of the participating bank on the ribbon.

Lettering:
BANK TOKEN
CONCORDIA SALUS
QUEBEC BANK
1837
ONE PENNY

Engraver: John Shaw

Edge

Smooth

Comments

LC-9B1  Strong (large) ground around feet, left collar below shoulder, period after CANADA, Medal alignment
LC-9B2  Strong (large) ground around feet, left collar below shoulder, No period after CANADA, Medal alignment
LC-9B3  Strong (large) ground around feet, left collar below shoulder, No period after CANADA, Coin alignment
LC-9B4  Weak (small) ground around feet, left collar at shoulder, period after CANADA, Medal alignment

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Cast copies exist.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1837  17% LC-9B1
1837  13% LC-9B2
1837  120,000 57% LC-9B3
1837  18% LC-9B4

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