QUEBEC, Montreal - The Montreal Witness Canada Prize Competition 1891 26mm aluminum Breton 609

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QUEBEC, Montreal - The Montreal Witness Canada Prize Competition 1891 26mm aluminum Breton 609


In 1891 the Montreal Witness offered a series of prizes to be competed for among the common school children throughout the Dominion. The best story of some event relating to the county, in which the scholar lived, was to be the subject. Every scholar who complied received one of the tokens. Two thousand were struck in Aluminum. The design represents a Roman denarius of Tiberius