Interesting 1997 Princess Kaiulani Hapaumi

I’ve been watching a 1997 Princess Kaiulani Hapaumi 1/10 oz on eBay for some time. Possibly¬† a week or two. Very odd listing and you would bypass it if you did not know what to look for:

  1. Mintage of 400. 1997 Hapaumi is not listed in Waifs in Gold Boots. The seller may have gotten it mixed up with the 1994 Hapaumi.
  2. Repunched date. Possibly.  The 1 and 7 seems to have a secondary image. If it is, it maybe the second error in the issues from the Royal Hawaiian Mint. The first is the 1996 Kaiulani Hapaha (image added below).

I actually checked my draft Princess Kaiulani book and this coin was not cataloged. I pulled the trigger on the purchase after the eBay 10% eBucks incentive was activated.

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