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Maritime, Provincial
and Newfoundland

Calgary Coin offers for sale a wide selection of Canadian Maritime and Provincial coins, including coins of Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island coins, with many dates available in a variety of grades and price ranges for all collectors. We price from the Canadian Coin News trend sheet, offering most coins well below the prices listed there. We grade conservatively and any significant defects described. If you ever order a coin from us that you are not happy with, it can be returned for a full refund. For those new to coin collecting and who are not familiar with the meaning of the grading codes that preceded each price, information on them can be found on our Canadian Coin Introduction Page.


Prices are in Canadian Dollars

NEWFOUNDLAND

Newfoundland made the decision to introduce its own decimal coinage in 1863, but the first coins were not issued until 1865, with 1, 5, 10 and 20 cent and $2.00 gold pieces being issued that year. 50 cent coins were first issued in 1870. There denominations and weight standards were based on being equivalent to 100 cents equal to a Spanish 8 real. The coins were all struck in England until 1913 during which time those struck at the Royal mint in London are without a mint mark, and those struck at the Heaton mint in Birmingham have an H mint mark. No coins were made from 1914 to 1916, and when coinage resumes in 1917 most coins are then minted at the Royal Canadian Mint in Ottawa with a small C mint mark on them, although on a few dates the C is missing.

This is an extensive series of coins, most of relatively low mintage. The pre-1920 coins circulated extensively resulting in many of the examples now either very worn, damaged, or both and finding higher grade attractive circulated specimens is difficult for some dates, and for some mint state examples very difficult (nearly impossible) to fine. In spite of the rarity of nice examples, prices can often be very reasonable compared to many more common Canadian coins.

The last Newfoundland coins were 1, 5 and 10 cent coins struck in 1947 just over a year before Newfoundland entered Canadian Confederation to become Canada's 10th Province in 1949. Newfoundland coins largely stopped circulating after 1949 so most Newfoundland coins minted than 1940 did not circulate long enough to become very worn, so tend to still be in nice condition.

NEWFOUNDLAND CENTS

The Victorian large cents from Newfoundland begin in 1865, although pattern coins exist for 1864. Not all years were struck, so these only exist for 1865, 1872, 1873, 1876, 1880, 1885, 1888, 1890, 1894 and 1896. All dates are 25.53 mm, 5.67 grams of 95% copper, 4% tin and 1% zinc, and other than 1876 all were struck to medal axis. 1872 and 1876 were struck at the Heaton mint and have the H mint mark, all other dates were struck at the Royal Mint in London England without a mint mark.

In some years there are narrow and wide date varieties which are not mentioned in some of the standard references, but we will describe them when we have them.

VICTORIA LARGE CENTS


NFLD 1865 CENT

  1. 1865 ......................... edges nicks G-4     SOLD

NFLD 1872 CENT

1872 the only date of Newfoundland large cent struck with coinage axis.

  1. 1872 H ........... minor corrosion spots AU-50     SOLD

NFLD 1873 CENT

  1. 1873 ..... narrow date ............ ICCS XF-40     SOLD

NFLD 1876 CENT

  1. 1876 H ... wide date .............. ICCS XF-40   $70.00
  2. 1876 H ................................. AU-50  $180.00

NFLD CENT 1880

There are two major varieties in 1880 where the shape of the 0 can be oval (narrow) or wide (round). A secondary variety of the wide (round) O where the O where the O is distinctly lower than the other digits. So you get three type. 1) Oval (narrow) 0. 2) Wide O even date. 3) Wide, low 0. 1880 oval (narrow) 0 is the scarcest of all Newfoundland 1 cents.

  1. 1880 wide O, LOW 0 ....................... G-6   $ 4.75
     
  2. 1880 wide O, even date ........ PCGS R&S MS-63  $900.00
     
  3. 1880 oval O ....................... ICCS VG-10  $320.00
  4. 1880 oval O ........................ ICCS F-12  $320.00

NFLD 1885 CENT

At a mintage of about 40 thousand, the 1885 is the scarcest date of Newfoundland Cent.

  1. 1885 ............................... ICCS F-15   $80.00

NFLD CENT 1888

At a mintage of about 50 thousand, the 1888 is the second scarcest date of Newfoundland Cent.

  1. 1888 ................................... VF-30  $175.00
  2. 1888 ................................... XF-45  $395.00

NFLD CENT 1890

  1. 1890 .............................. ICCS XF-45  $100.00
  2. 1890 .............................. ICCS au-55  $220.00

NFLD CENT 1894

  1. 1894 .............................. ICCS VF-30   $36.50
  2. 1894 .............................. ICCS XF-40   $55.00
  3. 1894 ................................... XF-45   $85.00
  4. 1894 .............................. ICCS AU-55  $235.00

NFLD CENT 1896

  1. 1896 .............................. ICCS AU-50   $80.00
  2. 1896 ................................... AU-50   $80.00


EDWARD VII LARGE CENTS

Under Edward VII large cents were struck only in 1904 at the Heaton mint with the H mint mark, and from 1907 and 1909 at the Royal mint in London without mint mark. All are medal axis and 25.53 mm, 5.67 grams or 95% copper, 4% tin and 1% zinc.


NFLD 1904 CENT

With a mintage of about 100,000, 1904 is the third scarcest date of Newfoundland 1 cent.

  1. 1904 H ................................. VG-10     SOLD

NFLD 1907 CENT

  1. 1907 ................................... VF-30     SOLD

NFLD 1909 CENT

  1. 1909 ................................... XF-45     SOLD


GEORGE V LARGE CENTS

Newfoundland large cents were struck under George V until 1936 but only in the years 1913, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1929 and 1936. All are medal axis. 1913, 1929 and 1936 were struck at the Royal Mint in London England without a mint mark and are 25.53 mm, 5.67 grams of 95% copper, 4% tin and 1% zinc. 1917, 1997 and 1920 were struck at the Royal Canadian mint in Ottawa with the C mint mark, and are 25.40 mm, 5.67 grams of 95.5% copper, 3% tin and 1.5% zinc.


NFLD 1913 CENT

  1. 1913 ................................... VF-30   $ 5.50

NFLD 1917 CENT

  1. 1917 C .............. ICCS red and brown MS-64  $525.00

NFLD 1919 CENT

  1. 1919 C ................................. VF-30     SOLD

NFLD 1920 CENT

  1. 1920 C ......................... cleaned VF-30   $ 3.00
  2. 1920 C ............................ ICCS AU-50   $80.00

NFLD 1929 CENT

  1. 1929 ................................... VF-30   $ 5.00
  2. 1929 .............................. ICCS AU-55   $52.50

NFLD 1936 CENT

  1. 1936 ................................... XF-40   $ 5.00
  2. 1936 ................................... XF-45   $ 9.50
  3. 1936 ..................... red and brown AU-55   $28.00
  4. 1936 ........................ ICCS brown MS-60   $40.00
  5. 1936 ........................ ICCS brown MS-62   $52.50


GEORGE V SMALL CENTS

Newfoundland adopted the small cent in 1938 which were made until 1947 although none were made 1939, 1945 or 1946. They were struck to the same standards as the Canadian small cents coin at 19.04 mm, 3.24 grams of 95.5% copper, 3% tin and 1.5% zinc, with a medal die axis. 1938 were struck the Royal Mint in London without a mint mark. 1940 to 1947 were all struck at the Royal Canadian mint in Ottawa with all but 1940 and 1942 having the C mint mark to the lower right of the T in CENTS.


NFLD 1938 CENT

  1. 1938 ................................... VF-20     SOLD

NFLD 1940 CENT

Although there is no C mint mark, these were struck in Canada. Some 1940 NFLD one cents have distinct doubling of the date, most noticeable along the bottom of the digits but most the distinct doubling is on the 4 and are known as the re-engraved (or RE) date variety.

  1. 1940 ................................... XF-45   $23.50
  2. 1940 ............... minor discoloration AU-50   $22.50
  3. 1940 ............................. brown MS-60   $80.00
     
  4. 1940 re-engraved date .................. VF-20   $72.00
  5. 1940 re-engraved date .................. VF-30  $115.00
  6. 1940 re-engraved date .................. XF-40  $160.00
  7. 1940 re-engraved date ............. ICCS XF-40  $160.00

NFLD 1941 CENT

Some examples of the 1941 NFLD one cents have some doubling of the date, but not as distinctly as on the 1940's. The best place too look for this variety is along the bottom of the second 1 in the date. This type is known as the double date.

  1. 1941 C ................................. VF-20   $ 1.00
  2. 1941 C ................................. XF-45   $ 5.00
  3. 1941 C ............... areas of cleaning AU-50   $ 5.00
  4. 1941 C ................................. AU-50   $ 7.00
  5. 1941 C ....................... trace red AU-55   $16.00
  6. 1941 C ........................... brown MS-60   $24.00
  7. 1941 C ....................... trace red MS-60   $27.50
  8. 1941 C ....................... trace red MS-62   $47.50
  9. 1941 C ....................... trace red MS-63   $60.00
     

NFLD 1942 CENT

As with the 1940, there is no C mint mark in 1942 but these were struck in Canada.

  1. 1942 ................................... XF-45   $ 5.00
  2. 1942 ........... small obverse die break AU-50   $12.00
  3. 1942 ................................... AU-50   $12.00
  4. 1942 .......................... hint red MS-60   $36.00
  5. 1942 .......................... hint red MS-62   $48.00

NFLD 1943 CENT

  1. 1943 C .................................. F-12   $ 0.75
  2. 1943 C .... red and brown ..... ICCS RED MS-60   $20.00

NFLD 1944 CENT

  1. 1944 C ............................ ICCS AU-50   $95.00
  2. 1944 C ................................. AU-55  $185.00

NFLD 1947 CENT

  1. 1947 C ..................... light marks XF-40   $11.00
  2. 1947 C ................................. XF-40   $15.00
  3. 1947 C ................................. AU-50   $40.00



NEWFOUNDLAND FIVE CENTS

Newfoundland struck small silver 5 cents from 1865 through 1947. All dates are struck to medal axis but other specification vary over time.

1865 to 1912 - 15.49 mm, 1.18 grams of 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper

1917 to 1919 - 15.49 mm, 1.17 grams of 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper

1929 to 1938 - 15.69 mm, 1.17 grams of 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper

1940 to 1944 - 15.49 mm, 1.17 grams of 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper

1945 to 1947 - 15.49 mm, 1.17 grams of 80% silver and 20% copper.

VICTORIA FIVE CENTS

  1. 1865 obv. 1 ...................... toned AU-50  $725.00
     
  2. 1876 H ............................ ICCS VG-10  $250.00
     
  3. 1896 .................................... F-15     SOLD


EDWARD VII FIVE CENTS

  1. 1903 ................................... VG-8     SOLD
     
  2. 1908 ........................ scratches VF-30   $12.00


GEORGE V 5 CENTS

  1. 1912 ................................... MS-63  $240.00
     
  2. 1917 C ................................. AU-50  $100.00
     
  3. 1919 C ............................ toned VG-8     SOLD
     
  4. 1929 ............................. spots VF-30   $ 5.00
  5. 1929 ................................... VF-30   $ 8.00


GEORGE VI 5 CENTS


NFLD 1938 5 CENT

  1. 1938 ................................... VF-20     SOLD

NFLD 1940 5 CENT

  1. 1940 C ................................. VF-20   $ 4.00
  2. 1940 C ................................. MS-60   $95.00

NFLD 1941 5 CENT

  1. 1941 C ................................. VF-20   $ 3.00
  2. 1941 C ................................. VF-30   $ 4.00
  3. 1941 C ................................. XF-40   $ 5.00
  4. 1941 C ........................... toned AU-50   $ 8.00
  5. 1941 C ................................. AU-50   $ 8.00
  6. 1941 C ................................. AU-55   $13.50
  7. 1941 C ................................. AU-58   $14.50
  8. 1941 C ................................. MS-60   $20.00
  9. 1941 C ................................. MS-62   $24.00
  10. 1941 C ........................... toned MS-63   $40.00

NFLD 1942 5 CENT

  1. 1942 C ................................. MS-60     SOLD
     

NFLD 1943 5 CENT

  1. 1943 C ................................. VF-20   $ 3.00
  2. 1943 C ................................. VF-30   $ 4.50
  3. 1943 C ................................. AU-50   $ 9.50
  4. 1943 C ................................. AU-55   $15.00
  5. 1943 C ................................. MS-60   $20.00

NFLD 1944 5 CENT

  1. 1944 C ................................. AU-50   $60.00

NFLD 1945 5 CENT

  1. 1945 C ................... small scratch VF-20   $ 2.00
  2. 1945 C ................................. VF-20   $ 3.00
  3. 1945 C ................................. XF-40   $ 5.00
  4. 1945 C ......................... scratch XF-45   $ 4.00
  5. 1945 C ................................. AU-55   $12.00
  6. 1945 C ................................. AU-58   $14.00
  7. 1945 C ................................. MS-60   $20.00

NFLD 1946 5 CENT

Just over 2,000 Newfoundland 5 cents were struck for 1946, making these one of the rarest of Newfoundland coins. I seldom have one available and am always looking to buy examples of this date.

  1. 1946 C ............................ ICCS XF-45     SOLD

NFLD 1947 5 CENT

  1. 1947 C ................................. XF-45   $30.00
  2. 1947 C ................................. AU-55   $60.00



NEWFOUNDLAND TEN CENTS

Newfoundland struck 10 cent coins from 1865 through to the end of the series in 1947, although many dates were not struck. From 1865 to 1896 these 17.98 mm and 2.36 grams, 1903 to 1912 they were 17.96 mm but still 2.36 grams. 1917 is 18.03 mm and 2.36 grams. 1919 to 1947 are 18.03 mm and 2.33 grams. From 1865 to 1944 they are 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper (sterling silver) and then the alloy is reduced to 80% silver and 20% copper from 1945 to 1947. These were struck at three different mints, with those without a mint mark being struck at Royal Mint in London England, and "H" mint mark at Ralph Heaton mint in England, and those with a "C" mint mark at the Royal Canadian mint in Ottawa, with the one exception being 1940 which does not have mint mark but which was struck at the Royal Canadian mint in Ottawa.

The great rarity in these series is the 1871 H which has a Newfoundland 10 cent obverse die but which was struck with a Canadian 10 cent die. This "mule error" mix up occurred at the Ralph Heaton mint and as no 1871 H regular Newfoundland 10 cents were struck, but it is the commonest date of Canadian 10 cent during that period, it is likely the mint thought they were striking Canadian 10 cents where the mix up occurred, but since they say Newfoundland on them, they are considered part of the Newfoundland series.



VICTORIA TEN CENTS


  1. 1872 H .................................. F-12   $52.50
     
  2. 1873 OBVERSE 2 .......................... VG-8   $95.00
  3. 1873 OBVERSE 2 .......................... F-12  $200.00
  4. 1873 OBVERSE 2 ..................... ICCS F-12  $200.00
     
  5. 1882 H ............................. ICCS VG-8   $32.00
  6. 1882 H . second highest ICCS ...... ICCS XF-45 $1250.00
     
  7. 1885 ......... key date ........... ICCS VF-30  $525.00
  8. 1885 . key date rare this nice .... ICCS XF-40 $1450.00
     
  9. 1888 .................................... F-12  $100.00
  10. 1888 .................................... F-15  $195.00
  11. 1888 ............................... ICCS F-15  $195.00
  12. 1888 OBVERSE 3 ......................... VF-20  $280.00
     
  13. 1890 ............................... ICCS F-15   $40.00
     
  14. 1894 OBVERSE 3 ... dark toning ..... ICCS F-15   $30.00
  15. 1894 OBVERSE 3 ... medium toning .. ICCS VF-20   $40.00
  16. 1894 OBVERSE 3 .................... ICCS VF-30   $80.00
     
  17. 1896 ................................... VF-30   $64.50
     


EDWARD VII TEN CENTS

  1. 1904 ........................... scratches G-6   $ 3.00


GEORGE V TEN CENTS

  1. 1912 C ............................ mark VF-20   $ 9.75
  2. 1912 C ................................. AU-58  $110.00
  3. 1912 C ............................ ICCS AU-58  $110.00
     
  4. 1917 C ............................ ICCS XF-40   $40.00
     
  5. 1919 C .................................. VG-8     SOLD
     


GEORGE VI TEN CENTS

  1. 1938 ................................... XF-40   $28.00
     
  2. 1940 double 1940 .................. ICCS XF-40   $80.00
     
  3. 1941 C .................................. F-12   $ 3.00
  4. 1941 C ................................. VF-20   $ 3.50
  5. 1941 C ................................. XF-40   $ 6.50
  6. 1941 C ................................. XF-45   $11.00
  7. 1941 C ................................. AU-55   $28.50
     
  8. 1941 C re engraved 4 .............. ICCS MS-63  $140.00
     
  9. 1942 C ................................. VF-20   $ 3.50
  10. 1942 C ................................. MS-60   $60.00
  11. 1942 C ............................ CCCS MS-62  $115.00
     
  12. 1943 C ................................. VF-20   $ 3.50
     
  13. 1944 C ................................. XF-40   $24.00
     
  14. 1945 C ................................. VF-20   $ 3.50
     
  15. 1946 C ............................ PCGS MS-63  $280.00
     
  16. 1947 C ............................ ICCS VF-30   $24.00



NEWFOUNDLAND TWENTY CENTS

The Newfoundland 20 cent coins were introduced in 1865 and struck until 1912, although there are many years in which none were made. The were struck to a standard of 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper, with a diameter of 23.19 mm, and a weight of 4.71 grams, with a coinage die axis. It should be noted that they are approximately 20 lower weight than a Canadian 25 cent coin of the same period, which is fitting since the denomination is also 20% lower. Those with the H mint mark were struck at the Heaton mint in Birmingham, and all others were struck at the Royal mint in London.

VICTORIA 20 CENTS


  1. 1865 .............................. ICCS XF-45     SOLD
     
  2. 1872 H .................................. F-15   $80.00
  3. 1872 H ............................ ICCS XF-40  $260.00
     
  4. 1873 .................................... VG-8   $32.00
  5. 1873 ............................... ICCS F-15  $140.00
  6. 1873 ................................... VF-20  $200.00
  7. 1873 .............................. ICCS VF-30  $400.00
     
  8. 1876 H ......................... cleaned VF-30  $140.00
  9. 1876 H ................................. VF-30  $255.00
     
  10. 1880 .............................. ICCS VF-30     SOLD
     
  11. 1881 ............................. scratch G-6   $ 8.00
  12. 1881 .................................... F-15   $67.50
     
  13. 1882 H ........................ scratches VG-8   $ 6.50
  14. 1882 H .................................. VG-8   $14.50
  15. 1882 H .................................. F-15   $40.00
  16. 1882 H ............................ ICCS VF-20   $55.00
  17. 1882 H ............................ ICCS VF-30  $115.00
  18. 1882 H ............................ ICCS XF-45  $440.00
     
  19. 1885 .................................... F-12   $48.00
  20. 1885 ............................... ICCS F-12   $48.00
  21. 1885 ................................... VF-30  $240.00
  22. 1885 .............................. ICCS XF-40  $480.00
     
  23. 1888 .............................. ICCS VF-20   $67.50
  24. 1888 .............................. ICCS VF-30  $135.00
     
  25. 1890 ............................ scratch VG-8   $12.00
  26. 1890 .................................... F-12   $24.00
  27. 1890 .................................... F-15   $45.00
  28. 1890 .................... light cleaning VF-20   $48.00
  29. 1890 ................................... VF-30  $130.00
  30. 1890 .............................. ICCS VF-30  $130.00
     
  31. 1891 ........................ minor marks F-12  $235.00
     
  32. 1894 obverse 1 .......................... F-12   $24.00
  33. 1894 obverse 1 .................... scuff F-15   $24.00
  34. 1894 obverse 1 ......................... VF-30  $100.00
  35. 1894 obverse 1 .................... ICCS VF-30  $100.00
  36. 1894 obverse 1 ......................... XF-40  $240.00
  37. 1894 obverse 1 .................... ICCS XF-45  $400.00
     
  38. 1894 obverse 2 ..................... ICCS F-15   $47.50
  39. 1894 obverse 2 .................... ICCS XF-40  $240.00
     
  40. 1896 small 96 ............. small scratch F-15   $16.00
  41. 1896 small 96 .......................... VF-20   $40.00
  42. 1896 small 96 obv 2 ............... ICCS VF-30  $127.50
     
  43. 1896 obverse 1 large 96 ........... ICCS VF-30  $160.00
     
  44. 1896 obverse 2 large 96 ................ VF-20   $55.00
     
  45. 1899 hook 9's .......................... VG-10   $60.00
     
  46. 1899 hook 9's ........................... F-12   $80.00
     
  47. 1899 hook 9's ...................... ICCS F-15  $125.00
     
  48. 1899 large 99 ..................... marks F-12   $ 8.00
  49. 1899 large 99 ..................... ICCS VF-20   $27.50
  50. 1899 large 99 ..................... ICCS VF-30   $57.50
     
  51. 1900 ............... scratches, edge nick F-12   $ 7.25
  52. 1900 .................................... F-12   $14.50
  53. 1900 .................................... F-15   $22.00
  54. 1900 ................................... VF-20   $27.50
  55. 1900 .............................. ICCS VF-30   $57.50
  56. 1900 ................................... XF-40  $120.00
  57. 1900 ............................. toned XF-40  $120.00


EDWARD VII 20 CENTS

  1. 1904 H ............................. ICCS VG-8   $17.50
  2. 1904 H .................................. F-12   $32.00
  3. 1904 H ............................ ICCS XF-49  $280.00
  4. 1904 H ............................ ICCS XF-45  $520.00


GEORGE V TWENTY CENTS

The only Newfoundland 20 cent of George V is 1912, struck to the same specifications as the earlier issues except for the die axis changes to medal alignment.

  1. 1912 .............................. PCGS AU-58  $295.00


NEWFOUNDLAND TWENTY FIVE CENTS

Newfoundland changed from the 20 cent to the 25 cent denomination in 1917, striking them only in 1917 and 1918. They were struck at the Royal Canadian mint with the C mint mark, to the same standard as Canadian 25 cents of that period at 23.62 mm, 5.83 grams of 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper, with medal die axis.


  1. 1917 C .......................... scratch VG-8   $ 5.00
  2. 1917 C ................................. VG-10   $ 7.25
  3. 1917 C .................................. F-12   $ 8.00
  4. 1917 C .................................. F-15   $ 9.00
  5. 1917 C ................................. MS-60  $180.00
  6. 1917 C .... (looks better to me) .. ICCS MS-62  $265.00
  7. 1917 C ............................ ICCS MS-63  $375.00
     
  8. 1919 C .... attractively toned .... PCGS MS-63 $2000.00
  9. 1919 C ............................ ICCS MS-63 $2000.00


NEWFOUND AND FIFTY CENTS

Newfoundland struck 50 cent coins from 1870 through to 1919, although not in all years. All dates are 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper (sterling silver) with 1897 to 1911 all 29.85 mm and 11.78 grams and 1917 to 1919 each 29.72 mm and 11.66 grams. Those without a mint mark were struck at the Royal Mint in London England, those with an "H" mint mark at Ralph Heaton mint in England, and those with a "C" mint mark at the Royal Canadian mint in Ottawa.



VICTORIA 50 CENTS

  1. 1870 . ............................ ICCS VF-30     SOLD
     
  2. 1872 H .............................. G-6/aG-3   $14.50
  3. 1872 H ............................ ICCS VF-30  $225.00
  4. 1872 H ................................. XF-40  $480.00
  5. 1872 H ............................ ICCS XF-40  $480.00
     
  6. 1873 .............................. ICCS VG-10   $90.00
  7. 1873 .................................... F-15  $175.00
     
  8. 1874 ............................... ICCS F-15  $115.00
  9. 1874 minor obverse lamination error, ICCS F-15  $115.00
  10. 1874 ..... weak 4 ...................... VF-20  $130.00
  11. 1874 .............................. ICCS VF-20  $160.00
  12. 1874 .............................. ICCS VF-30  $320.00
  13. 1874 ........ mid toning ............... XF-40  $640.00
  14. 1874 ........ mid toning .......... ICCS XF-40  $640.00
     
  15. 1876 H ............................. ICCS F-15  $160.00
     
  16. 1880 .................................... VG-8   $60.00
  17. 1880 ....................... light marks VG-10   $75.00
  18. 1880 .............................. ICCS VF-20  $360.00
     
  19. 1881 ............................... ICCS F-15  $120.00
  20. 1881 .............................. ICCS VF-30  $335.00
     
  21. 1882 H ............................. ICCS F-15   $80.00
  22. 1882 H ................................. VF-20  $112.50
  23. 1882 H ............................ ICCS VF-20  $112.50
  24. 1882 H ........................... toned VF-30  $222.50
  25. 1882 H ............................ ICCS VF-30  $222.50
  26. 1882 H ............................ ICCS XF-40  $480.00
  27. 1882 H ............................ ICCS AU-55 $1750.00
     
  28. 1885 ...................... minor scratch F-12   $65.00
  29. 1885 ............................... ICCS F-12   $80.00
  30. 1885 .................................... F-15  $145.00
  31. 1885 .............................. ICCS VF-20   $97.50
     
  32. 1888 ........ reverse scrape ...... ICCS VF-30  $450.00
     
  33. 1894 .............................. ICCS VF-20   $97.50
  34. 1894 .... I grade this VF-20 ...... PCGS VF-35  $195.00
  35. 1894 .............................. ICCS XF-40  $475.00
     
  36. 1896 obverse 2 ..................... ICCS F-15   $54.00
     
  37. 1898 obverse 1, large W .... light marks VF-30   $80.00
  38. 1898 obverse 1, large W ................ XF-40  $200.00
     
  39. 1898 obverse 2, small W ................ XF-45  $400.00
     
  40. 1899 wide 9's ........................... VG-8     SOLD
     
  41. 1899 narrow ........ nice original toned XF-40     SOLD
     
  42. 1900 .................................... F-15   $36.00
  43. 1900 .......... cleaned, rev. marks .... XF-40  $120.00


EDWARD VII FIFTY CENTS

  1. 1904 H ........................ edge nick F-12   $12.00
     
  2. 1907 .................................... VG-8   $12.00
  3. 1907 .............................. ICCS AU-55  $290.00
     
  4. 1908 .................................... F-15   $17.00
  5. 1908 .............................. ICCS AU-55  $200.00
  6. 1908 .... very nice coin .......... ICCS MS-64 $1600.00
     
  7. 1909 .................................... F-15   $19.00
  8. 1909 .............................. ICCS MS-60  $320.00
     
  9. 1911 .................................... VG-8   $12.00
  10. 1911 .................................... F-15   $15.00
  11. 1911 .............................. ICCS MS-60  $250.00
     
  12. 1912 .............................. PCGS MS-63  $640.00
  13. 1912 .............................. PCGS MS-65 $2100.00


GEORGE V FIFTY CENTS

  1. 1917 C .................................. VG-8   $12.00
     
  2. 1918 C ................................. VG-10   $13.00
  3. 1918 C .................................. F-15   $15.00
  4. 1918 C ................................. VF-20   $16.00
     
  5. 1919 C .................................. VG-8   $12.00
  6. 1919 C ................................. VG-10   $13.00
  7. 1919 C ........ obverse rose toned, ICCS AU-55  $185.00


$2.00 GOLD

Newfoundland struck $2.00 gold coins in 1865, 1870, 1882, 1880, 1882, 1882, 1885 and 1888. All are 17.98 mm and 3.33 grams of 91.7% gold and 8.3% copper (22 K gold) and have a coinage die axis. All years except for 1882 were struck at the Royal mint in London with 1882 being struck at the Ralph Heaton mint (with the H mint mark).


NFLD $2.00 GOLD

  1. 1888 .....obverse 3 ....... ICCS cleaned EF-40     SOLD


NEW BRUNSWICK

New Brunswick first issued coins in 1861 with a denomination set based on the Province of Canada issues of 1858-1859. The silver coins have the reverse designs as the Province of Canada coins other than the 20 cent with a design from a pattern originally rejected by the Province of Canada. The bronze 1/2 and 1 cents have the same designs as the Nova Scotia coins with just the name changed. The 1861 1/2 cent was minted in error due to confusion at the Royal mint as they were never ordered but were used when 200,000 of them arrived in New Brunswick.

New Brunswick token dating prior to 1861 exist in 1/2 and 1 penny denominations (not the same as 1/2 and 1 cent) and are consider pre-confederation tokens which we list on our Canadian tokens page when we have them available.



1/2 CENT

NB 1/2 CENTS 1861

  1. 1861 .... horrible but scarce . corroded CULL   $16.00


1 CENT

NB 1 CENTS 1861 TO 1864

  1. 1861 ................................spot F-15   $ 7.50
  2. 1861 .............................. ICCS XF-45   $38.50
  3. 1861 .............................. ICCS AU-50   $55.00
  4. 1861 .......................... ICCS red MS-64 $1200.00
     
  5. 1864 short 6 ................. scratches AU-50   $40.00
  6. 1864 long 6 ............................ VF-20   $24.00


5 CENT

NB 5 CENTS 1862 AND 1864

  1. 1862 .............................. PCGS AU-55 $2000.00
     
  2. 1864 small 6 ....................... NGC AU-55 $1400.00


10 CENT


NB 10 CENTS 1862 AND 1864

  1. 1862 ............................... ICCS F-15  $215.00


20 CENT


NB 20 CENTS 1862 AND 1864

  1. 1862 ................................... VF-20  $140.00
  2. 1862 ................................... VF-30  $230.00
  3. 1862 .............................. ICCS XF-40  $320.00
     
  4. 1864 .............................. ICCS XF-45  $600.00


NOVA SCOTIA


Prior to 1861 most coins circulating in Nova Scotia were British, so when they decided to strike the first true Nova Scotia coins starting in 1861 they were made so the 1/2 cent was the size of a British farthing at 20.65 mm, 2.84 grams, and the 1 cents the size of British half pence at 25.53 mm, 5.67 grams. Both are 95% copper, 4% tin and 1% zinc. They have the same obverse as the British coins, but the reverse designs are a central crown above the date, surrounded by a wreath with "NOVA SCOTIA" below and the denomination above.



1/2 CENTS


NS 1/2 CENTS 1861 TO 1864

  1. 1861 .............................. ICCS AU-50   $48.00
  2. 1861 ................ ICCS red and brown MS-63  $240.00
     
  3. 1864 .............................. ICCS MS-60   $80.00
  4. 1864 ................ ICCS red and brown MS-63  $175.00


CENT


NS 1 CENTS 1861 TO 1864

  1. 1861 large bud .................... rubbs F-12   $ 6.00
     
  2. 1862 ..................................... G-6     SOLD
     
  3. 1864 ........................ bright spot F-15   $ 8.00
  4. 1864 .............................. ICCS XF-40   $27.50


PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND


In 1871, two years before joining with the Canadian Confederation, Prince Edward Island issued 1 cent coins which are it's only independent coinage. The obverse portrait of Queen Victoria is the same as on Canadian coins of this period but with the legend "VICTORIA QUEEN 1871". The reverse shows an Island with a tall Oak Tree representing England, and three smaller trees representing PEI's three counties, with the Islands motto "PARVA SUB INGENTI" below, which is Latin for "The small under the protection of the great"

2,000,000 of these were struck at the Heaton mint in England but without the "H" mint mark one would expect. The coins were not well received and it was nearly 10 years before the government to put them all in circulation, although one should consider 2 million is a large mintage was relative to the Islands small population.

Some years ago a hoard of choice uncirculated examples were found at the Heaton Mint, which were extremely well struck lustrous coins which are occasionally incorrectly offered for sale as specimen strikes. These business strikes have a small area of bare ground just to the bottom right of the oak tree, which the much rarer specimen strikes do not.

They are struck to the same standard as the Canadian large cents of the period at 25.4 mm and 5.67 grams of 95% copper, 4% tin and 1% zinc. These are the same alloy and weight as the NS and NB 1 cents, but the flans are very slightly thinner and broader. These exist with both medal and coinage die axis, with the coinage (inverted) being the more common in spite of the listing in the Charlton catalogue listing the medal as the more common. On my listings below they are all coinage axis unless other wise noted.



PEI 1871 CENT

  1. CENT, 1871 ............................... G-6   $ 3.00
  2. CENT, 1871 .............................. VG-8   $ 4.00
  3. CENT, 1871 .............................. F-12   $ 5.00
  4. CENT, 1871 ............................. VF-20   $ 8.00

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