First & Massachusetts Coinage

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First Coinage

This replica set is one in a series of Historic Replica Coin sets that trace our history and define early exploration of this “New World.”  A shortage of coinage in the colonies provoked many unusual solutions to the problem as you will note in the histories of the specific coins presented in this series.





$9.95 a set

 

 

 

 

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Massachusetts Coinage

Agitation for a standard coinage reached its height in 1651.  The colonists, long ignored by England, took matters into their own hands.  By 1652 the General Court ordered the first metallic currency in the English Americas.  This set depicts the coinage of Massachusetts.





$9.95 a set