1 Penny - George IV

1 Penny - George IV - obverse1 Penny - George IV - reverse

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Issuer Nova Scotia (Canadian provinces)
Type Token
Year 1832
Value 1 Penny (1⁄240)
Currency Pound (1812-1860)
Composition Copper
Weight 17.0 g
Diameter 34.0 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 98218
References CCT# NS-2B,
Clément Chapados-Girard; 2019. Canadian Colonial Tokens (10th edition). Charlton Press, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
Breton His# 870
Pierre Napoléon Breton; 1894. Histoire illustrée des monnaies et jetons du Canada. P.N. Breton & Co., Montreal, Canada.


Portrait of King George IV, to the left

Script: Latin



Thistle surrounded by lettering, date below.

Script: Latin




1 Penny - George IV -  obverse


Weight: 17.0 - 17.1g
Diameter: 33.7 - 34.3mm

NS-2B1 Bow far from head, ribbon ends square, equal length, central leaf slightly overlaps leaf 1, leaf 3 does not touch central leaf
NS-2B2 Bow near head, left ribbon longer, central leaf overlaps leaves 1 and 3
NS-2B3 Bow touching head, central leaf slightly overlaps leaf 1, leaf 3 does not touch central leaf
NS-2B4 Bow very near head, central leaf overlapped by leaf 1 and 3

Cast copies exist.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1832  200 000 69% NS-2B1
1832  26% NS-2B2
1832  5% NS-2B3
1832  0% NS-2B4

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