As I am a collector of coins from all over the British Commonwealth,I have always found the coins of the various British colonies that are now part of Canada to be an interesting sideline.I am sure that the Canadian
members,especially,would be interested in this section.Ihave got the following pieces in my collection;
1813 1/2d. Marquis Wellington (struck 1814).
1820 1/2d. King George III/Commerce.
1835 1 Sou 'TRADE & AGRICULTURE LOWER CANADA'/'BANK TOKEN UN
1837 1/2d. (1 Sou) City Bank. (Habitant).
1838 1 Sou 'AGRICULTURE & COMMERCE BAS CANADA'/'BANQUE DU PEUPLE UN SOU MONTREAL'.(Bouquet).
1842 1d. Bank of Montreal.(Building).
1816 1/2d. 'HALF PENNY TOKEN 1816'. Wellington./'MONTREAL' Ship. (Lightweight).
1844 1/2d. Bank of Montreal.(Building).
(Note; Bouquet Sous are undated.)
1864 1c. (Long Tip 6).
Newfoundland; (Reverted to colonial status in 1934.Became a province of Canada in 1949.)
1865 5c. (Holed).
1881 5c. (Cleaned).
1908 5c. (Planchet Faults).
1899 20c. (Wide 9's).
1899 50c. (Wide 9's).
1823 1/2d. (With Hyphen).
1856 1/2d. (Bronze).
Prince Edward Island;
Ship 1/2d. (Close Letters).
Ship 1/2d. (Wide Letters).
Quebec Bank 1852 1d. (2 Sous).(Habitant).
1816 1/2d. '1816'/Monument (Sir Isaac Brock).
1820 1/2d 'COMMERCIAL CHANGE'/Sloop.
1850 Dot 1d.
1852 1d. (Medal Alignment).
1854 1/2d. (Plain 4).
(Note; the coins from 1850-57 are affectionately known as 'St George pieces').