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US Colonial Coin Auctions

In 1792, America as a sovereign nation started to issue its own coins. Before, various coins were manufactured mainly in England and shipped to the United States. For instance, in 1773, coins for Virginia were made and distributed to that colony. The currency in circulation at the time includes a mix of coins, tokens, counterfeits, and medals, which were used in everyday business transactions. In the 1790s, there were several […]