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    1882 Haiku Plantation Token, Choice AU
    One Rial, Reeded Edge, Medcalf TE-15

    1882 TOKEN Haiku Plantation One Rial Token, Reeded Edge, AU55 NGC. Medcalf TE-15. The Haiku Plantation tokens are regarded as the most aesthetically attractive within the 19th century Hawaiian token series. The sugar cane plantation was located on the island of Maui, east of Wailuku. The token, denominated after a Spanish-American real, was equivalent to an eighth dollar and was paid to workers in lieu of Federal coinage. This is a lightly circulated but unblemished walnut-brown example with deep gray patina in design crevices. Listed on page 421 of the 2017 Guide Book. (NGC ID# 2UBZ, PCGS# 600518)

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

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    September, 2016
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