Country: Prince Edward Island, Canadian provinces.
(Canada) Queen Victoria.
Year: 1857-1860 (1859)
Value: 1/2 Penny = 1/24 Shilling = 1/480 Pound (1/480)
Currency: Pound (1790-1871)
Weight: 5.5 g
Diameter: 26 mm
Orientation: Coin alignment
References: CCT# PE-5A, Breton# 917
Fish filet with lettering top and bottom
SUCCESS TO THE
Plow facing right with lettering above and below.
Weight: 5.2 - 6.0g
Diameter: 25.9 - 26.1mm
PE-5A Clevis reverse, medal axis.
PE-5B1 Hook reverse, medal axis (Ralph Heaton & Sons)
PE-5B2 Hook reverse, coin axis (Ralph Heaton & Sons)
Minor obverse variations exist in the size and shape of the tail and the lower fin. Reverse variations exist in the placement of the crossbar on the clevis. Large quantities of the hook variety were exported to Newfoundland.
Clift, Wood & Co. of Charlottetown are credited with 1st importing this token into Prince Edward Island.