Canada Prince Edward Island Cent  1871
Canada Prince Edward Island Cent 1871

I have not been there, but they tell me Prince Edward Island is a beautiful place. It is one of Canada's Maritime Provinces, above the State of Maine in the US. Many of these provinces issued their own coinage for a short time. 1871 was the only year PEI issued this cent.

For value, here is a summary of typical auction results:

worn: $30 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $100
well preserved: $400
fully uncirculated: $1200

Apply the concepts on our Terminology page to convert these catalog values to actual buy and sell values.

Coin: 12764 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Katrina, Thu, 11-Oct-2012 15:01:13 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Thu, 11-Oct-2012 19:39:53 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Mon, 12-Jun-2017 13:07:17 GMT
Requester description: 1871 This one-cent coin is stamped 'Prince Edward Island' along the top and 'Once Cent' at the bottom. It has an image of a tree just off-center, and very small script which seems to say, 'Parva **********' or 'Famva **********.' The face side of the coin has the likeness of Queen Victoria; she has a bun and no crown. The words 'Victoria Queen' run along the top and '1871' stamped at the bottom.
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