1/2 Penny, Issued by, Carritt & Alport, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1814
Minted by William Stephen Mossop, Dublin

Obverse Description

Laureate and draped bust of George III facing right; around, HALF PENNY TOKEN 1814

Reverse Description

A three-masted ship under sail to the right; around, PAYABLE BY CARRITT & ALPORT; in exergue, HALIFAX

Edge Description

milled \\\


In September 1813 this company is noted in a petition requesting the right to export goods captured from US vessels during the War of 1812 to the US.
Reference: Loyalist Lines Vol.1 No. 3, June 2010, p. 2 (Manatoba Branch, United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada)

The company is recorded to have imported pottery from England

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