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Lot 28

1694 New England Elephant Token. SEGS graded MS-63 "Elephant Copy". This is a famous copy with dies made by Joseph Merriam of Boston (circa 1861), Robinson apparently struck just a few, notably 3 in silver; 15 in copper, 15 in brass and 15 in nickel. This is one of the brass examples, the surfaces are choice, the obverse has only one tiny spot below the elephant's tail, and one on the reverse on the W of NEW. An important piece of American numismatic history. See Breen-197 in his Encyclopedia.
Estimated Value $1,000 - 1,250.


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