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    Rare Waterhouse Hawaiian Token, XF45

    (1860) TOKEN Waterhouse XF45 PCGS. Medcalf 2TE-1. John T. Waterhouse was a prominent Honolulu merchant who issued the earliest known Hawaiian tokens. Because they were struck in soft pewter, the Waterhouse token is "virtually impossible to find above EF condition," per Medcalf. This example has deep dove-gray toning and displays glimpses of its initial cream-white luster. Slightly wavy with a few moderate marks. Listed on page 397 of the 2011 Guide Book. Population: 3 in 45, 8 finer (7/10). (NGC ID# 2UBK, PCGS# 600500)

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