Colonial Era Tokens of the Province of Canada


Part 1: Token numbers PC-1A1 to PC-4

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Charlton
Cat #
Breton
Cat #
Obverse Content
Reverse Content
Notes
 Die 
 Axis 
 Metal 
 Size 
(mm)
 Edge 
PC-1A1
Br-527
Obv: PROVINCE OF CANADA / (front view of bank) / BANK OF MONTREAL

Rev: CONCORDIA SALUS / BANK OF MONTREAL (on the ribbon) / 1842 / HALF PENNY
Weight:
9.2 to 9.5 grams

OBV:
- Tall trees

REV:
- Short nose beaver
↑↑
C
 28.2 
to
 28.6 
 Plain 
PC-1A2
Br-527
Obv: PROVINCE OF CANADA / (front view of bank) / BANK OF MONTREAL

Rev: CONCORDIA SALUS / BANK OF MONTREAL (on the ribbon) / 1842 / HALF PENNY
Weight:
9.2 to 9.5 grams

OBV:
- Heavy trees

REV:
- Short nose beaver
↑↑
C
 28.2 
to
 28.6 
 Plain 
PC-1A3
Br-527
Obv: PROVINCE OF CANADA / (front view of bank) / BANK OF MONTREAL

Rev: CONCORDIA SALUS / BANK OF MONTREAL (on the ribbon) / 1842 / HALF PENNY
Weight:
9.2 to 9.5 grams

OBV:
- Small trees

REV:
- Short nose beaver
↑↑
C
 28.2 
to
 28.6 
 Plain 
PC-1B1
Br-527
Obv: PROVINCE OF CANADA / (front view of bank) / BANK OF MONTREAL

Rev: CONCORDIA SALUS / BANK OF MONTREAL (on the ribbon) / 1844 / HALF PENNY
Weight:
9.4 to 9.5 grams

OBV:
- Tall trees

REV:
- Short nose beaver
↑↑
C
 28.2 
to
 28.7 
 Plain 
PC-1B2
Br-527
Obv: PROVINCE OF CANADA / (front view of bank) / BANK OF MONTREAL

Rev: CONCORDIA SALUS / BANK OF MONTREAL (on the ribbon) / 1844 / HALF PENNY
Weight:
9.4 to 9.5 grams

OBV:
- Tall trees

REV:
- Long nose beaver
↑↑
C
 28.2 
to
 28.7 
 Plain 
PC-1B3
Br-527
Obv: PROVINCE OF CANADA / (front view of bank) / BANK OF MONTREAL

Rev: CONCORDIA SALUS / BANK OF MONTREAL (on the ribbon) / 1844 / HALF PENNY
Weight:
9.4 to 9.5 grams

OBV:
- Heavy trees

REV:
- Short nose beaver
↑↑
C
 28.2 
to
 28.7 
 Plain 
PC-1B4
Br-527
Obv: PROVINCE OF CANADA / (front view of bank) / BANK OF MONTREAL

Rev: CONCORDIA SALUS / BANK OF MONTREAL (on the ribbon) / 1844 / HALF PENNY
Weight:
9.4 to 9.5 grams

OBV:
- Heavy trees

REV:
- Long nose beaver
↑↑
C
 28.2 
to
 28.7 
 Plain 
PC-1B5
Br-527
Obv: PROVINCE OF CANADA / (front view of bank) / BANK OF MONTREAL

Rev: CONCORDIA SALUS / BANK OF MONTREAL (on the ribbon) / 1844 / HALF PENNY
Weight:
9.4 to 9.5 grams

OBV:
- Small trees

REV:
- Short nose beaver
↑↑
C
 28.2 
to
 28.7 
 Plain 
PC-1B6
Br-527
Obv: PROVINCE OF CANADA / (front view of bank) / BANK OF MONTREAL

Rev: CONCORDIA SALUS / BANK OF MONTREAL (on the ribbon) / 1844 / HALF PENNY
Weight:
9.4 to 9.5 grams

OBV:
- Small trees

REV:
- Long nose beaver
↑↑
C
 28.2 
to
 28.7 
 Plain 
PC-1C1
Br-527
Obv: PROVINCE OF CANADA / (front view of bank) / BANK OF MONTREAL

Rev: CONCORDIA SALUS / BANK OF MONTREAL (on the ribbon) / 1845 / HALF PENNY
NOTE:
The example shown is a Specimen strike. Photos of a circulated token could not be found.


Weight:
8.39 to 9.5 grams

↑↑
C
 28.7 
 Plain 
PC-2A1
Br-526
Obv: PROVINCE OF CANADA / (front view of bank) / BANK OF MONTREAL

Rev: CONCORDIA SALUS / CITY BANK (on the ribbon) / 1837 / ONE PENNY
Weight:
16.1 to 19.9 grams

- MEDAL orientation
- Normal flan
↑↑
C
 34.0 
 Plain 
PC-2A1A
Br-526
Obv: PROVINCE OF CANADA / (front view of bank) / BANK OF MONTREAL

Rev: CONCORDIA SALUS / CITY BANK (on the ribbon) / 1837 / ONE PENNY
Weight:
16.1 to 19.9 grams

- Same as PC-2A1 but with COIN orientation
- Normal flan
↑↓
C
 34.0 
 Plain 
PC-2A2
Br-526
Obv: PROVINCE OF CANADA / (front view of bank) / BANK OF MONTREAL

Rev: CONCORDIA SALUS / CITY BANK (on the ribbon) / 1837 / ONE PENNY
Weight:
21.98 to 29.23 grams

- Thick flan
↑↑

or

↑↓
C
 34.0 
 Plain 
PC-2A2A
Br-526
Obv: PROVINCE OF CANADA / (front view of bank) / BANK OF MONTREAL

Rev: CONCORDIA SALUS / CITY BANK (on the ribbon) / 1837 / ONE PENNY
Weight:
19.6 to 19.98 grams

- Brass
- Thick flan
↑↑
B
 34.0 
 Plain 
PC-2A3
Br-526
Obv: PROVINCE OF CANADA / (front view of bank) / BANK OF MONTREAL

Rev: CONCORDIA SALUS / CITY BANK (on the ribbon) / 1837 / ONE PENNY
Weight:
13.39 grams

- Silver
- Thin flan
↑↑
S
 34.0 
 Plain 
PC-2B
Br-526
Obv: PROVINCE OF CANADA / (front view of bank) / BANK OF MONTREAL

Rev: CONCORDIA SALUS / CITY BANK (on the ribbon) / 1842 / ONE PENNY
Weight:
17.7 to 18.9 grams

↑↑
B
 34.0 
 Plain 
PC-3
Br-529
Obv: PROVINCE DU CANADA / (Image of a Habitant holding a whip) / UN SOU

Rev: QUEBEC BANK TOKEN / (Seated Commerce holding shield with lion, Cliff with fort flying flag. Beehive, sailing ship and beaver) / 1852 / HALF PENNY
Weight:
9.5 to 9.8 grams

↑↑
C
 28.3 
to
 28.4 
 Plain 
PC-4
Br-528
Obv: PROVINCE DU CANADA / (Image of a Habitant holding a whip) / DEUX SOU

Rev: QUEBEC BANK TOKEN / (Seated Commerce holding shield with lion, Cliff with fort flying flag. Beehive, sailing ship and beaver) / 1852 / ONE PENNY
Weight:
18.8 to 19.3 grams

↑↑
C
 34.1 
to
 34.2 
 Plain 
 
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