A listing of web sites dealing with the currency of the Colonial period of American history.
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Coin and Currency Collections at Notre Dame
Currently features 'Coins of Colonial and Early America' and 'Colonial Currency', as well as 'Washington Tokens'.
Exhibit features examples of colonial paper currency, ranging from the 1720 Louisiana issues, to the fractional currency privately emitted in the 1790's during the copper panic, with supplementary sections on colonial lottery tickets and fiscal documents.
The Value of Money in Colonial America
Essay: British policy was guided by the supposition that its colonies would contribute revenue, and stimulate industrial growth, by providing both raw materials and markets for British mercantile expansion.
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