New Brunswick 1843 penny token

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Heritage sale 3049, lot 32732
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 32732 in Heritage sale 3049 (Long Beach, September 2016), where it sold for $998.75. The catalog description[1] noted, "New Brunswick. Victoria Penny Token 1843 MS63 Brown PCGS. A fully struck-up example. A premium coin at this grade level." Prior to confederation with Canada in 1867, the province of New Brunswick issued half, one, five, ten and twenty cent pieces during 1861-64. The half penny and one penny tokens, issued 1843 only, are readily available in grades up to Extremely Fine.

Recorded mintage: 480,000.

Specification: bronze, plain edge.

Catalog reference: KM 2.


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  • Cross, W. K., The Charlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins, 47th Ed., Toronto: Charlton International, 1993.
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World Coin Auction 3049, featuring the Ohio Valley Collection, the Redwood Collection and the F.P. Briand Collection, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2016.

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