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    1871 Wailuku, Hawaii Plantation Token
    12 1/2 Cents, Narrow Starfish, XF45

    1871 12.5C Wailuku Plantation, 12 1/2 Cents, Narrow Starfish, XF45 PCGS. Medcalf 2TE-2. The Wailuku Plantation tokens were struck onsite by a blacksmith. The 12 1/2-cent or one bit tokens represented a day's wage for laborers on the sugar farm. This is a lovely chocolate-brown example without any noticeable marks or spots. The strike is incomplete on the fraction and the final 1 in the date. Listed on page 421 of the 2017 Guide Book. (NGC ID# 2UBL, PCGS# 600503)

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