1812 History
Commemorative Sir Isaac Brock Coin- 1816


Description
Sponsors:
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
Media Type:
Object
Description:
This coin is from Upper Canada and is dated 1816. On one side the date is in the centre surrounded by the words: "SUCCESS TO COMMERCE & PEACE". On the other side there is an urn in the centre, topped by two angels holding sprigs of laurel leaves over it. This is surrounded by the words: "SR. ISAAC BROCK THE HERO OF UPPER CANADA".

The coin was found on property previously owned by Allan Nixon. During the War of 1812, Nixon was known to have owned a blacksmith shop. It is also believed that the he was forced to shoe American horses while the area was under US occupation.
Date of Original:
1816
Date Of Event:
1812
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
1004
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1936006435859 Longitude: -79.5823001861572
Recommended Citation:
Image courtesy of the Grimsby Museum
Terms of Use:
Please contact the Grimsby Museum for any reproductions of this image.
Contact:
Grimsby Museum
Email:
WWW address:
Commemorative Sir Isaac Brock Coin- 1816
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit