Rare 1688 American Plantation Token, 1/24 Part Real
(1688) TOKEN American Plantations 1/24 Part Real AU53 PCGS.
Newman 1-A., Breen-80. The ET.HB.REX variety, described as "very
rare" by Breen. Dark-green, olive, and gold with significant
granularity that affects both sides, including parts of the legend.
Still a very nice overall presentation and level of detail for this
rare early issue. According to page 39 of the 2009 Guide
Book: "These tokens, struck in nearly pure tin, were the first
royally authorized coinage for the British colonies in America.
They were made under a franchise granted in 1688 to Richard Holt." (NGC ID# AUB2, PCGS# 49)
Newman 1-A, Breen-80, ET HB REX, AU53
Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.
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