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    1882 Haiku Rial Plantation Token
    Medcalf TE-15, MS62 Brown

    1882 Hawaii Haiku Plantation Token, One Rial MS62 Brown NGC. Medcalf TE-15. The Haiku Sugar Company was located east of Wailuku. Per Medcalf, the Haiku Plantation tokens are considered "the most artistic and well struck of the early metal tokens." The "Rial" denomination on the token was a phonetic translation of one real in Mexican silver. This attractive, well-struck example displays satiny, dark brown surfaces. Listed on page 406 of the 2013 Guide Book. (NGC ID# 2UBZ, PCGS# 600518)

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

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    January, 2013
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