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    1871 Wailuku Plantation Token, XF40
    12 1/2 Cents, Broad Starfish
    Medcalf 2TE-3

    1871 12.5C Wailuku Plantation 12 1/2 Cents, Broad Starfish, XF40 PCGS. M. 2TE-3. The 12 1/2 cent or one real tokens were made by blacksmiths at the Wailuku, Maui cane sugar plantation and paid to workers. About two-thirds of such tokens feature a narrow starfish on the reverse (M. 2TE-2) but the present lot is the rarer broad starfish variety. A well centered deep brown representative with an even strike and unabraded, moderately granular surfaces. Listed on page 414 of the 2015 Guide Book. (PCGS# 412434)

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

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