US Paper Money
Collectors of U.S. paper money have a rich array of notes and certificates to choose from. Most people begin with the Colonial paper issued between 1690 in Massachusetts and 1788 in New York. Paul Revere engraved some of the Massachusetts Bay Colony notes — an image of a codfish graces one side of his bills. Continental Congress notes were printed between 1775 and 1779 to underwrite the Revolutionary War. Continentals, as they are known,...