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    Choice AU Medcalf 2TE-8
    1879 T. Hobron One Real Hawaii Token

    1879 12.5C Hawaii T. Hobron Token AU55 NGC. Medcalf 2TE-8. These copper tokens were produced by Captain Thomas H. Hobron and could be redeemed at his general store in Kahului, Maui. Hobron's railroad line carried sugar cane from regional mills to the port of Kahului for export. A medium brown example with a surprisingly smooth appearance. No abrasions are visible. Well struck in the centers with the usual softness along the borders. Listed on page 391 of the 2009 Guide Book. (NGC ID# 2UBN, PCGS# 600515)

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