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    1778-1779 TOKEN Rhode Island Ship Token, No Wreath, Copper XF45 PCGS. Breen-1139, W-1730, R.3. The variety with VLUGTENDE removed from the lower obverse, as issued. This deep brown piece is richly detailed, with moderate wear seen on the ship's hull and on the upper three soldiers. Minutely granular, and the field is bulged beneath the waves, near ADMIRAL, near 1778, and near "van." The obverse has a few unimportant thin marks, and an alloy imperfection is present on Rhode Island southeast of the upper reverse ship. Listed on page 48 of the 2009 Guide Book. (NGC ID# CX5S, PCGS# 579)

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