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1783 "GEORGIVS TRIUMPHO" TOKEN

Notes:
The 1783 "Georgivs Triumpho" Tokens circulated in Georgia and Virginia and saw later use in Jamaica and Florida.  In recent years, one was found with a metal detector in South Carolina.  The obverse was muled with the reverses of at least two different world coins (in the case of these "mules", the obverse appeared to be in a much later die state, showing extensive wear and erosion.

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