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    1863 A. Witgen, Detroit, MI, F-225CR-3i, R.9, MS65 NGC. Anthony Witgen issued this Store Card for use in his Grocery store and Meat Market, Detroit. The 1863 Detroit city directory lists Witgen as a grocer located on the northeast corner of Hastings and Franklin. He also lived at this address. This is another collector strike, this one struck on a zinc plated copper planchet with two to four specimens known. This lustrous light gray Gem is perhaps the finest of the few known examples. Brilliant satin luster is noted on each side.
    Purchased from E. Graf (10/26/1974) for $22.50.
    From The Clifton A. Temple Collection.


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