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    Circa-1860 Waterhouse Token, XF40
    Honolulu, Hawaii, M. 2TE-1

    (1860) TOKEN Waterhouse Token XF40 PCGS. M. 2TE-1. Believed to be the first token issued in Hawaii, the John T. Waterhouse Honolulu store card was struck in a soft pewter alloy. Most examples show indistinct details on the face of King Kamehameha, although the eyes and curls are clear on the present piece. The gunmetal-gray surfaces are lightly abraded except near the E in IMPORTER. Listed on page 414 of the 2016 Guide Book. Population: 5 in 40, 21 finer (3/16). (NGC ID# 2UBK, PCGS# 600500)

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Apr-May, 2016
    27th-1st Wednesday-Sunday
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