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US Colonial Coins6 of 111776 Continental Currency Fugio Dollars x3Colonial coins
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    Posted 9 years ago

    colonialct
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    Colonial paper money from Connecticut and Massachusetts. Gold escudos from Spain and 8 reales from Mexico. These were often used for transactions in early colonial times.

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    1787 FUGIO
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    1783 Nova Constellatio Colonial Copper Coin - Large US, Pointed Rays NR B706
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    1787 Fugio Copper Cent Colonial Overall Wear Bent (Invt956)
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    1775 George III Revolutionary War Era Colonial Halfpenny With STOPS #AA
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    1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 9 years ago
      Jefferson or one of the "Founding Fathers" said that paper money was inherently due to failure. Probably took longer than they would have predicted, but that prophecy seems to have arrived. Beautiful collection. Money when it was really worth something or at least is today as collector's items.
    2. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 9 years ago
      Looking back at these closely, they are promissory notes, same as the Confederacy issued. Well, worth more now than then if you take gold or anything but paper money for them!
    3. colonialct, 9 years ago
      Thank you everyone for the love.

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