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    1882 TOKEN Haiku Plantation One Rial Token AU55 PCGS. Medcalf TE-15. The Haiku Sugar Company was located east of Wailuku. The denomination, one rial, was based on the Spanish real and was equivalent to about a day's wages for a laborer on the plantation. Per Medcalf, the Haiku Plantation tokens are considered "the most artistic and well struck of the early metal tokens." This lovely chocolate-brown example shows only trivial contact and provides impressive eye appeal. Listed on page 414 of the 2016 Guide Book. (NGC ID# 2UBZ, PCGS# 600518)

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