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Nova Scotia Coins, 1861-64

Half cent coins weigh 2.84 grams with a diameter of 20.65 mm and have a composition of .95 copper, .04 tin, .01 zinc; One cent coins weigh 5.67 grams with a diameter of 25.53 mm and have a composition of .95 copper, .04 tin, .01 zinc.

The half cent used the same obverse as the British farthing. The reverse had the royal crown surrounded by a wreath of both roses and mayflowers. The one cent had the same obverse as the British halfpenny. The reverse design are similar to that used for the half cent.

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Year Mintage VG8 F12 VF20 EF40 AU50 MS60 MS62 MS63
1861 Half cent  400,000  [6.00]     9.00       12.00       20.00       45.00       110.00       170.00       500.00   
1864 Half cent  400,000  [6.00]  [9.00]     12.00       20.00       40.00       100.00       150.00       375.00   
1861 1 cent  1,800,000     4.00       6.00       8.00       18.00       45.00       150.00       250.00       550.00   
1862 1 cent  Incl. above     75.00       130.00       240.00       475.00       1,000.00         
1864 1 cent  800,000     5.00       7.00       12.00       20.00       60.00       160.00       310.00       850.00   
All prices shown in Canadian Dollars