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    1803 Kettle Token XF 40. Although resembling the Heraldic quarter eagle and dated 1803, a date for which there are no known specimens, Kettle tokens are actually a British gambling counter. Usually they are seen in brass and rarely in silver. Seen side by side next to an authentic quarter eagle of the period, one realizes there is only a vague resemblance between the two. Additionally, the word KETTLE is spelled out next to the date to further distinguish between the two. Mottled olive, rose, and dark brown patina covers both sides. (NGC ID# 2BGK, PCGS# 10370)

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

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    July, 1993
    28th-31st Wednesday-Saturday
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