1 Penny, Issued by, New Brunswick, Canada, 1843
Minted by Boulton, Watt Company, Soho, Birmingham

Obverse Description

Coroneted head of the Queen facing left; around, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA; below, 1843

Reverse Description

A three masted frigate facing left, flying the Union Jack; above, NEW BRUNSWICK; below ONE PENNY TOKEN

Edge Description



This issue was authorised by the local legislature but not authorised by the Colonial Office. 498,576 pieces were struck and placed into circulation in New Brunswick. A second issue dated 1854 passed through the correct channels in Britain at which time this issue was called 'irregular'.

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