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    (1935) Complete Eight-Piece Alaska Bingle Set, XF to AU Uncertified. Gould-Bressett 4 to 11. These tokens were issued by the U.S. government for the use of the colonists of the Matanuska Valley Colonization Project, and were redeemable only at the Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corporation stores. The "bingles," as they were called, were in use only about six months during 1935 and 1936. This complete set consists of the cent (aluminum, octagonal, 22 mm), the five cent (aluminum, round, 21 mm), the ten cent (aluminum, round, 18 mm), the twenty-five cent (aluminum, round, 24 mm), the fifty cent (aluminum, round, 31 mm), the one dollar (aluminum, round, 35 mm), the five dollar (brass, round, 24 mm), and the ten dollar (brass, round, 31 mm). Grades range from AU to Mint State. Housed in a custom black Capital holder.

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    September, 2014
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
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