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    1935 Alaska 'Bingles' Complete Eight-Piece Set

    Complete 8-Piece Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Token Set. (1935) A complete eight-piece set as listed on page 389 of the current 2008 issue of the Guide Book of United States Coins. These "bingle" tokens were issued by the U.S. government for colonists' use in the Matanuska Valley Colonization Project, to supply them with much-needed federal aid. Only in use for approximately six months, most of the bingles were redeemed for regular U.S. money. The current market value based upon our 2006 Sale 416 ranges from about $700 to $1400. We expect lively bidding for these popular tokens.

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2007
    27th-28th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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