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1879 Hawaii T.H. Hobron 12 1/2 Cents Token AU55 NGC. Medcalf 2TE-8....

2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando #1166

 
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Auction Ended On: Jan 7, 2012
Item Activity: 10 Internet/mail/phone bidders
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Location: Orange County Convention Center
North/South Building
9899 Universal Blvd.
Hall SB - South Building
Orlando, FL 32819

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Choice AU 1879 Hawaii One Bit Token
T.H. Hobron, Kahului and Wailuku Railroad
1879 Hawaii T.H. Hobron 12 1/2 Cents Token AU55 NGC. Medcalf 2TE-8. Thin Planchet. The Kahului and Wailuku Railroad tokens are better known as Hobron tokens due to their issuer's surname. They were denominated as one bit in an era when Mexican silver coins dominated Hawaiian commerce. This is a superior example with chocolate-brown toning, a bold strike, and mark-free surfaces. Listed on page 397 of the 2012 Guide Book. (PCGS# 600515)

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