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    1863 F. Hamman & Co., Detroit, MI, F-225AI-2i, R.9, MS66 NGC. F. Hamman is one of the very few merchants this cataloger and researcher has been unable to find any information on, including the first name. The token for F. Hamman & Co. simply states Liquor Store, corner Macomb Avenue & Grand River Street, Detroit. This Gem specimen, struck on a zinc plated copper planchet, is extremely rare and is one of fewer than five known. Minuscule dark toning spots appear on each side of this Premium Gem. The light gray surfaces are highly lustrous with a bold strike. We have little doubt that this is the finest known of the variety.
    Purchased from E. Graf (10/26/1974) for $22.50.
    From The Clifton A. Temple Collection.


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