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    (1861-65) A. Mester & Co., Eaton Rapids, MI, F-300E-1a, R.5, MS63 Red and Brown NGC. Located 98 miles from Detroit and 232 miles from Chicago, Eaton Rapids was a village of about 800 in 1863, situated in Eaton County. The obverse identifies A. Mester & Co., as marble workers and the reverse has a uninscribed gravestone. Both sides of this Select Mint State piece have at least 50% red with bluish-brown toning.
    Purchased from James Kelly (12/20/1941) for 50 cents. Said to be from the Virgil Brand Collection.
    From The Clifton A. Temple Collection.


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