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    1864 Alonzo Rolfe, Detroit, MI, F-225BK-3d, R.9, MS64 NGC. This lot is another rarity and is struck from the die Alonzo Rolfe had made when he ordered Store Cards stuck for use in his store. John Stanton probably changed the reverse die after striking the tokens Rolfe ordered for his business and struck a handful or so of tokens in copper and copper-nickel along with this one for his "collector customers." A few small spots on the reverse limit the grade of this Choice Mint State piece. Both sides are fully brilliant, exhibiting reflective tan surfaces and delicate gold toning.
    Purchased from C. Verhoeven (3/14/1946) for $2.50.
    From The Clifton A. Temple Collection.


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    April, 2012
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