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    1879 Thomas Hobron 12 1/2 Cent Token
    Medcalf 2TE-9, XF40

    1879 12.5C Thomas Hobron Token, 12 1/2 Cents, 2/2 Stars, Medcalf 2TE-9, XF40 PCGS. A conditionally elusive plantation token in the usual denomination of 12 1/2 cents. Recent offerings in XF condition have neared the five-figure mark at auction. This piece is quite attractive with reddish-brown and chocolate coloration. The usual planchet grooves appear in a woodgrain pattern. Close study with a loupe reveals only limited evidence of granularity tucked close around the relief elements. Listed on page 425 of the 2018 Guide Book. (PCGS# 503522)

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    August, 2017
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