1 Cent, Issued by, Henry Haszard and George and Simeon Davies, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 1855
Mint not recorded
Henry Haszard (probably born1813; died1872) was a local businessman, member of the Executive Council and Colonial Secretary on Prince Edward Island. George and Simeon (or Simon?) Davies were businessmen in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. These tokens were issued to supplement the lack of small change on Prince Edward Island and help facilitate trade.
At centre, 1855; around, PRINCE EDWARD'S ISLAND
Inscription in five lines, SELF / GOVERNMENT / AND / FREE / TRADE
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
Type of item
4.911 g (Weight)
[Book] Haxby, James A. & Willey, Robert C. 1972. Coins of Canada.