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29 Jun 2017

Discovery: 1997 Princess Ka'iulani 1/10 oz Gold Hapaumi Repunched Date

Exonumia | DrDarryl

I'm working a side project to  catalog the Royal Hawaiian Mint issues relating to Crown Princess Ka'iulani of the Kingdom Hawai'i. 

This catalog is roughly 90% complete. However, I spotted what seems to be a new variety being listed at an online  auction website.

I purchased this specimen to confirm and document this variety. I was right. I spotted this repunched date a mile away (auction image was not of high quality).

I snapped a few close-up pictures after I received the specimen.  This is the second repunched date identified in the Crown Princess Ka'iulani of the Kingdom Hawai'i issues by the Royal Hawaiian Mint.

Comments

user_7180

Level 5

Great find and a great eye.

Longstrider

Level 6

Beautiful coin. One of the nicest I've seen. How about trying a different company for RPD???

user_7579

Level 4

Good eye! You will have the definitive set.

Conan Barbarian

Level 5

best of luck and very great find

"SUN"

Level 5

Good luck on your project.

user_9073

Level 5

Finding varieties is always exciting. Congrats.

Pliny The Elder

Level 5

Just a stunning coin. Thanks for the blog, always enjoyable.

Mike

Level 7

Beautiful coin can't deny that. There are thousands of relaunched dates. The grading companies won't list it as a variety unless it's a major problem. They must of changed there policy. I sent a coin honouring the anniversary of Pearl Harbour they returned it saying they do not grade coins from that mint. So a lot has changed. Beautiful coin. Thanks for everything. Mike

CoinLady

Level 6

That is lovely. Is this being sold by the Royal Hawaiian Mint? I would guess that's a private minting firm.

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