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    Rare 1880 Wailuku Plantation Half Real Token VF30

    1880 Hawaii Wailuku Plantation Half Real VF30 NGC. Medcalf-Russell 2TE-7. The 2009 Guide Book lists the various Wailuku Plantation tokens on page 391, and among those, the half real has the highest prices. Its rarity is confirmed by its paucity of auction appearances. No 1880 half real has appeared in a Heritage auction during the past ten years. This evenly struck and well centered example is generally walnut-brown, although approximately one-third of the piece is granular dark-gray. There are no mentionable marks. (NGC ID# 2UBP, PCGS# 600509)

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

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    Jul-Aug, 2008
    30th-3rd Wednesday-Sunday
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