A beautiful problem free chocolate brown coin. This is a truly beautiful Colonial Coin! It is well-struck for this issue. These tokens were struck in England, just after the Revolutionary War, for circulation in the new States.
- This coin has been graded as Almost Uncirculated-55 Brown by PCGS.
- Designated by PCGS on the holder as having a Plain Edge.
- Called a Kentucky Token simply because Kentucky (K) is on the top of the pyramid on the reverse.
- Obverse: A hand holding a scroll at center with the message "OUR CAUSE IS JUST." The words "UNANIMITY IS THE STRENGTH OF SOCIETY is written around the rim.
- Reverse: A pyramid with all 15 states represented, with Kentucky on the top. Many believe these tokens were produced to commemorate Kentucky being the 15th state admitted into the Union.
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The states are listed as follows: Top row K (KY); second row RI, VI (RI, VA); third row V, NC, NY (VT, NC, NY); fourth row MS, MD, SC, NH (MA, MD, SC, NH); and the bottom row D, P, NJ, G, C (DE, PA, NJ, GA, CT).
These tokens were believed to be produced between 1792 and 1796 as Vermont was admitted in 1791 and Tennessee was admitted in 1796 as the 16th State.