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
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Commemorative Sir Isaac Brock Coin- 1816


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.