Canada, Nova Scotia Province. Copper ½ Penny Token Coin.
Mint Year: 1823
Denomination: ½ Penny Token
Reference: Charlton NS-1D1, KM-1.
Diameter: 28mm Weight: 8.51gm
Obverse: Wreathed and togate bust of George IV left. Legend: PROVINCE OF NOVA SCOTIA
Reverse: Thistle above date (1832). Legend: HALFPENNY TOKEN
Nova Scotia (/ˌnoʊvə ˈskoʊʃə/; Latin for “New Scotland”; French: Nouvelle-Écosse; Scottish Gaelic: Alba Nuadh) is one of Canada’s three maritime provinces, and one of the four provinces that form Atlantic Canada. Its provincial capital is Halifax. Nova Scotia is the second-smallest of Canada’s ten provinces, with an area of 55,284 square kilometres (21,300 sq mi), including Cape Breton and another 3,800 coastal islands. As of 2016, the population was 923,598. Nova Scotia is Canada’s second-most-densely populated province, after Prince Edward Island, with 17.4 inhabitants per square kilometre (45/sq mi).