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    Borderline Uncirculated Wreath Below
    Copper Rhode Island Ship Token

    1778-1779 TOKEN Rhode Island Ship Token, Wreath Below, Copper AU58 PCGS. Breen-1141, W-1740, R.4. The second (and scarcer) collectible design of this important Revolutionary War British propaganda piece. A wreath has been added to the obverse die to replace VLUGTENDE. This is a spot-free example with noticeable luster and dusky golden-brown toning. Listed on page 48 of the 2012 Guide Book. (NGC ID# 2AUM, PCGS# 576)

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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