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Choice AU Rhode Island Ship Token
Copper, Wreath Below, W-1740

1778-1779 TOKEN Rhode Island Ship Token, Wreath Below, Copper AU55 PCGS. Breen-1141, W-1740, R.4. An impressive chocolate-brown example of this famous Revolutionary War propaganda medal, made by the British in an attempt to keep the Dutch from aiding the American cause. Richly detailed and partly lustrous with smooth surfaces aside from a few faded thin marks beneath the ship's waves. The ship side displays traces of silver wash, as issued. Listed on page 48 of the 2011 Guide Book. Population: 5 in 55, 9 finer (11/10). (PCGS# 576)

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Auction Dates
January, 2011
5th-9th
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