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    George IV.  Proof "Anchor Money" 1/2 Dollar 1822/1 PR64 NGC, KM4, Br-857, NC-1A2.  Last 2/1.  Mottled brown, blue and orange toning, with flashes of brilliant fields showing beneath.

    In the early 1820s the British government began the production of coins representing fractions of the Spanish-American dollar.  Silver fractional coins of 1/16 to 1/2 dollar were struck in 1820 for Mauritius and and in 1822 for the Mauritius and Barbados.  In 1826 the Anchor Money in Mauritius was withdrawn and shipped to the West Indies.  Since there was important trade between the West Indies and Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, it can be assumed that some Anchor Money entered Canada through trade, though there were no direct importations.
    From the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens


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