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Kentucky Token, Plain Edge, BN

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Type Coin
Title Kentucky Token, Plain Edge, BN
Grade MS62
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 614
Denomination CENT

(1792-1794) CENT Kentucky Token, Plain Edge, Breen-1155, W-8800, R.1, MS62 Brown NGC. Die alignment: 180?. An attractive piece with chestnut-brown surfaces and an especially nice reverse bearing the "Starry Pyramid" (as Breen called it) featuring Kentucky at the topmost of the states. These belong to the English Conder token series, but their American connection is strong not only because of their design, but because they are known to have circulated extensively in the U.S. Listed on page 77 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15326, realized $600. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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