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    Hawaii Waterhouse Token, Choice AU
    Conditionally Rare Early Merchant

    (1860) Hawaii Waterhouse Token AU55 PCGS. Medcalf 2TE-1. John T. Waterhouse was a prominent Honolulu merchant who issued the earliest known Hawaiian tokens. The soft white metal alloy makes it a challenge to locate better grade examples. The present dove-gray example displays luster within the legends and has minimal marks. The high relief portrait has a blunt nose, as usual. Listed on page 410 of the 2014 Guide Book. Population: 4 in 55, 2 finer (3/14). (NGC ID# 2UBK, PCGS# 600500)

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