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    1864 Joseph Riggs, Detroit, MI, F-225BI-3b1, R.10, MS63 NGC. This die combination is known in brass and in copper-nickel, both with a Reeded Edge. The variety is unlisted in Fuld with a plain edge, and this specimen from the Temple Collection is the discovery specimen and likely unique. A fully prooflike Select Mint State piece, this token has light yellow surfaces with blue, green, and violet toning. The surfaces are exceptional for the grade. There are many incredible rarities in this offering of the Temple Collection, and opportunities abound. We encourage all specialists to carefully consider this offering, perhaps the only chance to acquire these rare pieces.
    From The Clifton A. Temple Collection.


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