½ Penny - Field Marshal Wellington - oak wreath reverse

Features

Issuer Lower Canada (Canadian provinces)
Type Token
Year 1813
Value ½ Penny (1⁄480)
Currency Pound
Composition Copper
Weight 6.2 g
Diameter 27.0 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
96401
References CCT# WE-2C,
Clément Chapados-Girard; 2019. Canadian Colonial Tokens (10th edition). Charlton Press, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
Breton His# 973
Pierre Napoléon Breton; 1894. Histoire illustrée des monnaies et jetons du Canada. P.N. Breton & Co., Montreal, Canada.

Series: Wellington tokens

Obverse

Bust facing left, lettering around edge, wreath below bust

Lettering: FIELD MARSHAL WELLINGTON

Reverse

Britannia facing left, continuous oak wreath around edge

Comments

Diameter: 26.9 - 27.2mm

WE-2C1 Coin
WE-2C2 Medal

Courteau and Leroux did not list this token. McLachlan denounced as fake.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1813)  WE-2C1
ND (1813)  WE-2C2

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