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    Choice AU 1879 Hawaii One Bit Token
    T.H. Hobron, Kahului and Wailuku Railroad

    1879 Hawaii T.H. Hobron 12 1/2 Cents Token AU55 NGC. Medcalf 2TE-8. Thin Planchet. The Kahului and Wailuku Railroad tokens are better known as Hobron tokens due to their issuer's surname. They were denominated as one bit in an era when Mexican silver coins dominated Hawaiian commerce. This is a superior example with chocolate-brown toning, a bold strike, and mark-free surfaces. Listed on page 397 of the 2012 Guide Book. (NGC ID# 2UBN, PCGS# 600515)

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2012
    4th-8th Wednesday-Sunday
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