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Token: Canada Speed the Plough Success to the Fisheries  1859 and 1860
Token: Canada Speed the Plough Success to the Fisheries 1859 and 1860

These interesting tokens circulated on Prince Edward Island during the US Civil War period. They are difficult to find in great condition, so the value goes up steeply with condition. Typical catalog values are shown below for the two major varieties, hook and clevis. The variety makes little difference unless the token is in superb condition.

SPEED THE PLOUGH - HOOK VARIETY
worn: $2 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $5
well preserved: $12
fully uncirculated: $50

SPEED THE PLOUGH - CLEVIS VARIETY
worn: $2 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $6
well preserved: $15
fully uncirculated: $75

There are even varieties of the varieties. See this CoinCommunity page for more info.

Use our Important Terminology page to understand how catalog values work.

Coin: 17182 , Genre: Tokens
Requested by: louis, Tue, 10-Jun-2014 12:42:33 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Tue, 10-Jun-2014 14:03:38 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Sun, 29-May-2016 22:49:43 GMT
Requester description: PE-5B1 Prince Edward Island PEI Token 1860 ? Speed the Plough Success to Fisheries - I COULD SEND A PICTURE listed on E-BAY under CANADA TOKENS PEI UNKNOWN
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