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    Classic Fairbanks Bimetallic Trade Token, Uncirculated

    Undated Fairbanks, Alaska Trade Token, Uncirculated. Bernice-17B, 38 mm. Aluminum and bronze. A classic bimetal trade token, issued by the Fairbanks Cigar Store, probably circa 1930. Good for one dollar in trade for cigars, or possibly for liquor. Visually the most impressive of the few known Alaska bimetal tokens. Extremely rare and highly desirable. Just six different Alaska merchants issued bimetallic trade tokens.

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

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    September, 2008
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
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