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Lot 30316

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30316
Date (1688)
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Grade 40
Service Details NGC
Description (1688) TOKEN American Plantation Token, Sidewise 4 -- Corrosion - NGC Details. XF. N. 3-C, W-1145, R.7. 136.8 grains. This Sideways 4 variety token is 97% tin, 1% iron, and 2% trace elements. Eric P. Newman's study of the American Plantation tokens, reproduced at the beginning of this section, was published by the American Numismatic Society half a century ago in 1964. It remains the standard reference today. The famous Sidewise 4 variety is an important rarity with only eight or nine known examples, including this sharply detailed but heavily corroded example from the Eric P. Newman Collection. Ex: A.H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd.; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $1,292.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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