1884: Cleveland-hendricks Jugate : Presidential Campaign Token: Rare Variety
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1884: Cleveland-hendricks Jugate : Presidential Campaign Token: Rare Variety:
<<<<<< 1884: CLEVELAND-HENDRICKS jugate: PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN token: 25mm WM: RARE VARIETY is a rarely encountered and historically significant, authentic, nearly 130 year old, 25mm white metal campaign token struck in 1884 for the Presidential election that year. Thetoken features GROVER CLEVELAND and his running mate THOMAS HENDRICKS. [They would go on to win the election]. Thetoken is holed for suspension at the top, as made.
On the obverse of the token are the facing busts of Grover Cleveland and Thomas Hendricks above their names and the year "1884".
On the reverse of thetoken is an eagle perched above two crossed Flags and the initials "U.S.".
The edge is plain. The token is in about extra fine condition, being somewhat weakly struck on the reverse, and overall somewhat dark.
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