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    Uncirculated Rhode Island Ship Token
    Brass, Wreath Below, W-1740

    1778-1779 TOKEN Rhode Island Ship Token, Wreath Below, Brass MS61 PCGS. CAC. Breen-1141, W-1740, R.4. An unworn example that has retained most of its initial brassy green-gold color, although portions of the upper left reverse have toned dark gray. Well struck and mark-free. The Rhode Island is a Revolutionary War British medal intended to keep their Dutch rivals from supporting the Yankee cause. An old collector envelope with typewritten commentary accompanies the lot. Listed on page 50 of the 2013 Guide Book. (NGC ID# 2AUM, PCGS# 587)

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    October, 2012
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