Nova Scotia 1861 1/2 cent

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Heritage sale 3022, part of lot 26751
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was part of lot 26751 in Heritage sale 3022 (New York, January 2013), which sold for $763.75. The catalog description[1] noted, "Mixed lot of Seven High Grade Coins, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Canada are represented. Coins grade XF-UNC. Careful examination will find some pleasant surprises here." Prior to confederation with Canada in 1867, the province of Nova Scotia issued half and one cent pieces during 1861-64.

Recorded mintage: 400,000.

Specification: bronze.

Catalog reference: KM 7.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Cross, W. K., The Charlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins, 47th Ed., Toronto: Charlton International, 1993.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3022, the Non-Floor Session, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2012.

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