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    Richly Toned Gem 1883 Hawaii Quarter Or "Hapaha"

    1883 Hawaii Quarter MS 66 PCGS. Here is a superb Hawaiian quarter dollar of outstanding quality, a coin that is in the upper echelon of survivors of the denomination. A sheen of rich golden-gray patina graces both sides of this lustrous gem, while swirls of gossamer rose and blue color add immensely to the overall aesthetics of the piece. The Hawaiian silver coinage was prompted by Claus Spreckels, a banker and sugar cane plantation owner with close connections to King Kalakaua, in 1883, and made possible by the Act of January 29, 1874. Population: 13 in MS 66, 2 finer, both MS 67 (7/98). (NGC ID# 2C58, PCGS# 10987)

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    September, 1998
    24th-25th Thursday-Friday
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