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    1779 Rhode Island Ship Token
    MS62 Red and Brown
    Betts-562, No Wreath
    Only Example Certified Red and Brown

    1779 Rhode Island Ship Token, No Wreath, Brass, MS62 Red and Brown. PCGS. CAC. Betts-562, W-1730, R.4. This mysterious issue was produced to document the events surrounding the eventual British evacuation of Rhode Island on October 25, 1779. Breen (1988) does not know when or where these coins were produced, but their legends suggest that they may have been struck in England for a Dutch speaking audience. Tinges of original luster are evident in the more protected areas, the balance of the surfaces blend honey-tan and copper-brown toning. VLUGTENDE has been removed from the coin, as issued. Nicely detailed and with good eye appeal. Listed on page 45 of the 2022 Guide Book.
    Ex: Baltimore Bullet Sale (Heritage, 7/2003), lot 11.
    From The Dickson Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# D7HW, PCGS# 588)

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