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Offline gpimper

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Re: Kingdom of Hawaii
« Reply #15 on: August 20, 2020, 09:09:43 PM »
Here's a fun one...Wife and I served 6 years all toll in Hawaii and must have picked this up on one of our Maui trips :-)  1993 Trade Dollar.
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Re: Kingdom of Hawaii
« Reply #16 on: August 20, 2020, 09:41:11 PM »
Found the issuer here.

"Maui...no ka oi!" = Maui ... for the best.

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Re: Kingdom of Hawaii
« Reply #17 on: August 21, 2020, 11:17:38 AM »
Here's a fun one...Wife and I served 6 years all toll in Hawaii and must have picked this up on one of our Maui trips :-)  1993 Trade Dollar.
Thanks for posting that, Greg, I hadn't seen them before. Do you know if there's a series of these things? I seem to recall hearing about a group of Hawaii pieces called "Hawaiian Dollars." Similar to these I think.

Geez, you guys served in some horrible locations...and for six years!  ;D

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Re: Kingdom of Hawaii
« Reply #18 on: August 21, 2020, 04:36:37 PM »
Bruce, I'm looking around because I'm pretty sure we have others.  Ya, Hawaii was tough...all those beaches and surfing ;-)
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Re: Kingdom of Hawaii
« Reply #19 on: September 05, 2020, 12:09:01 PM »
I hadn't seen them before. Do you know if there's a series of these things? I seem to recall hearing about a group of Hawaii pieces called "Hawaiian Dollars." Similar to these I think.

Hawaiian numismatics is a very large and complex, very interesting topic.
I have collected a photo collection from auctions for tokens and coins of all Hawaiian islands, for each island separately. The following types of coins were produced in large quantities:

- old trade tokens
- military tokens
- other tokens
- old silver & gold coins (kings & queens)
- "trade dollars" & tourist dollars
- elongated pressed coins
- wooden nickel tokens
- game tokens
- souvenir medals
- challenge coins
- "Sandwich islands" coins & medals
- mention of Hawaiian islands on foreign coins and medals, historical
- other exonumia

I was especially interested in collecting tokens that indicated the name of one particular Hawaiian island. Thus, for each of the Hawaiian islands, there is a personal numismatic set, represented by a variety of artifacts; if this is interesting, and such a topic deserves detailed consideration, I can show photos and classification by Hawaii in a separate thread for each island separately.
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Re: Kingdom of Hawaii
« Reply #20 on: September 05, 2020, 05:14:38 PM »
I'd be interested in the 1881 Sandwich Island pieces.

Peter
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Re: Kingdom of Hawaii
« Reply #21 on: September 05, 2020, 06:01:32 PM »
I'd be interested in the 1881 Sandwich Island pieces.

Peter

There are also medals, this one is the most interesting:
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