Wellington Memorial Token - Canadian??? Now We Know!

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Afternoon again!
I have been trying to research this "coin" - its a Wellington( Half Penny) memorial token I believe, with the Duke on one side and a list of battles up to Madrid 1812 on the reverse.
There is a lot of 'Canada" mentioned with it on my searches and I can't seem to find out who issued them and what they were used for or by?
Any help with this would be much appreciated! Its a first for me and I'm really pleased with it!
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Alexander
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Thanks Easy,
Why was Canada issuing A token celebrating Wellington’s Peninsular War successes?
Did Britain have them too?
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New title... any explanation most welcome I can’t find one!
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Just found this in case anyone interested and it is quite interesting.... it seems they were issued mainly to the troops under Wellington during the Peninsular campaign but that large numbers were sent to Canada at a later date...


https://www.jstor.org/stable/43587812?s ... b_contents
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