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    1863 Sisk & Whalen, Paris, IL, Fuld-690E-2a, R.7, MS66 Red and Brown NGC. The word RESTAURANT on the obverse of this token was spectacularly blundered with nearly every letter recut over other letters. It appears that the engraver misspelled the word and then corrected his error. The obverse is virtually full and brilliant mint red with slightly reflective fields, and the reverse is satiny brown with faded mint red. Reeded edge.
    From The Rev. Dr. James G. K. McClure Collection.


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