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    1871 12.5C Hawaii Wailuku Plantation Token, 12 1/2 Cents VF25 NGC. Large (Broad) Star(fish), Medcalf 2TE-3. The Wailuku Sugar Company paid out this token as a day's wage to a laborer -- and judging by the coin's moderate wear, it did so many times over. Striking softness at the bottom obverse and top reverse is as frequently seen, and aside from a few abrasions the glossy brown surfaces are pleasing. Listed on page 410 of the 2014 Guide Book. (NGC ID# 2UBL, PCGS# 600503)

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