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Dallas Signature US Coin Sale 1265  7-8 Dec 2017
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1796 Token Copper Company of Upper Canada, Half Penny Token, W-8910, R.7, PR64 Brown PCGS Secure. The obverse of the Copper Company of Upper Canada One Half Penny token is from the identical die used for the Myddelton tokens with the legend BRITISH SETTLEMENT KENTUCKY. The reverse is inscribed COPPER COMPANY OF UPPER CANADA at the center, with ONE HALF PENNY around. The Whitman Colonial Encyclopedia assigns a rarity rating of URS-4, meaning that just five to eight examples are known. This lovely walnut-brown piece has mirrored surfaces and bold design motifs, and exhibits exceptional aesthetic appeal despite faint hairlines and trivial surface marks. Listed on page 79 of the 2018 Guide Book.

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