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    1886 Hawaii Plantation Token, AU58
    Grove Ranch, 12 1/2 Cents

    1886 12.5C Grove Ranch Plantation 12 1/2 Cent Token AU58 PCGS. Medcalf TE-16. A lovely chocolate-brown near-Mint example of this scarce 19th century Hawaiian token. Marks are absent and the scattered small flan imperfections are as issued. Medcalf states that the Grove Ranch Plantation "covered 3,870 acres. In 1885 the plantation employed 110 men and produced 1,300 tons of sugar. 110 yoke oxen were used to provide the work power." Listed on page 414 of the 2015 Guide Book. Population: 2 in 58, 0 finer (6/14). (NGC ID# 2UC2, PCGS# 600521)

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    August, 2014
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