Canada Colonial Bank Tokens

11- 1857 Prince Edward Island Token

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Prince Edward Island Token 1857 - issued on the island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence off the coast of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Large numbers of lightweight halfpenny tokens circulated from about 1830 till well after 1860. The most numerous were the "SHIPS COLONIES and COMMERCE" halfpennies and tokens inscribed "SUCCESS TO THE FISHERIES" or "SELF GOVERNMENT AND FREE TRADE."

Source: The Charlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Colonial Tokens