Description

    1879 12.5C T. Hobron, Kahului-Wailuku 12 1/2 Cent Railroad Token, 6/2 Stars, Thick Planchet, AU50 PCGS. M. 2TE-8.
    Two stars are seen on the denomination side, and six are located (3 and 3) on the dated side. These tokens were struck by Thomas Hobron, who built a railroad on Maui that connected sugar plantations with the coast. The surfaces are problem-free and even chocolate-brown. The design elements are more evenly brought up than often seen. Listed on page 421 of the 2017 Guide Book. (Variety PCGS# 515876, Base PCGS# 600515)


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