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Token - 1/2 Penny, Rutherford Brothers, Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, 1846 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 7498

Summary:
1/2 Penny, Issued by, Rutherford Brothers, Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Canada, 1846
Minted by Ralph Heaton & Sons, Birmingham, England
Statement Of Significance:
The Rutherford Brothers were R. Rutherford and I.S. Rutherford. They had earlier issued tokens from St. John in 1841
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Eric Wodak - Numismatics, 1983
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 29 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.612 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Heaton & Sons Mint, Birmingham, England, Numismatics & Philately Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: TRADE TOKENS
Secondary Classification: Newfoundland
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1846 AD
Denomination: 1/2 Penny
Obverse Description: At centre, Golden Fleece; around above, RUTHERFORD BROS.; around below, HARBOUR GRACE / * NEWFOUNDLAND *
Reverse Description: Rutherford Arms with motto on ribbon, PER MARE PER TERRAS; below, 1846; above date in small letters the maker's initials, R H (Ralph Heaton)
Edge Description: plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Rutherford Brothers, Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, 1846
Mint: Heaton & Sons (Mint), Great Britain, 1846
References: Breton 953
JEC 32

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