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    "1849" Game Counter XF40 NGC. F-CAL-2 $5. Struck in brass, this game counter is the approximate size of a half eagle and bears an imitation of the Liberty five dollar obverse. The reverse depicts a miner examining a nugget (or the skull of Yorick) with palm trees in the background. A circulated piece with a few moderate marks and spots. Also listed in the Kagin territorial reference on page 374. These pieces were apparently made in England and shipped to the United States. Listed as R.1 in the Kagin book. (PCGS# 661210)

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

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2007
    3rd-6th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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