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1883 Hawaiian Silver Quarter


Actual Coin Shown - San Francisco Mint


Uncirculated (SKU: WYSIWYG075)
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A rare Uncirculated survivor from a low original mintage, this unique silver coin was designed by U.S. Mint Chief Engraver Charles Barber and struck by the San Francisco Mint on a traditional American planchet. Not for the U.S., but the island Kingdom of Hawaii!

  • 90% silver issue
  • Once legal tender in the Kingdom of Hawaii
  • Same size and valuation as U.S. quarter
  • Obverse depicts the Kingdom of Hawaii's final ruler with legend kalakua i king of hawaii
  • Reverse features shield from the Hawaiian coat of arms with Hawaii's motto ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono. ("the life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness")
  • Denomination also appears on reverse as hapaha and 1/4 d (1/4 dala)
  • Photo shows actual coin you will receive

Once legal tender for an independent island nation, over half the original mintage of 500,000 was later reclaimed by the government and melted. Order now to add it to your collection today!

  • Year: 1883
  • Product Type: Single Products
  • Mint: San Francisco
  • Material: Silver
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