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    1847 1C Hawaii Cent MS63 Red and Brown PCGS. Crosslet 4, 7x8 berries. M. 2CC-2. Orange-red clings to selected areas, while the open fields are generally medium brown. The strike is slightly soft near the borders. The 1847 Hawaiian cents were reportedly unpopular on the islands. According to Breen, "Stories are told that many natives threw them into the ocean rather than accept them in payments or spend them." (NGC ID# 2C52, PCGS# 10966)

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    August, 2007
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