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Lot 30322

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30322
Date (1688)
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Grade 30
Service NGC
Denomination 1/24RL
Description (1688) TOKEN American Plantation Token VF30 NGC. N. 6-F, W-1165, R.6. 128.0 grains. This example of the Newman 6-F variety is composed of 98% tin and 2% trace elements. This is one of the important rarities in the American Plantation token series, having details close to AU, and minor tin pest on each side. The Newman 6-F die combination is only known from original strikes in 1688. There is no evidence that this variety was ever restruck. This example has heavy corrosion on its dark gray surfaces, retaining good design definition. A bulbous raised area appears on the southern shield on the reverse. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $1,028.13. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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