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    1879 12.5C T. Hobron, Kahului-Wailuku 12 1/2 Cent Railroad Token AU53 PCGS. Medcalf 2TE-8. This variety shows six stars on the obverse and two on the reverse, as is usually seen. Railroad laborers were paid with these tokens, which were redeemable at T.H. Hobron's general store in Kahului. This example displays light chocolate-brown color and pleasing detail, with softness toward the peripheries. Population: 1 in 53, 4 finer (7/14). (NGC ID# 2UBN, PCGS# 600515)

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