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1775 Colonial Coins before and after the 1776 American revolution

Real coin that was in circulation in the 1700s colonial America (British colonies) A George III halfpenny lets you tell the history of colonial coins. Connecticut & New Jersey coppers talk about US first coins.. Professor Knowledge http://amzn.to/193Ck6G Many coins were counterfeited and accepted as currency in the colonies. The King of England, George II or George III ruled the colonies. Some coins were melted during the revolution. After the revolution started, the British flooded the market with counterfeit coins to devalue American colonies money. Other people melted the regal coins and made two or three coins out of one coin. These were accepted as currency. Many copper coins were melted during the American revolution. Look at George III halfpennies ProfessorKnowledge http://amzn.to/193Ck6G Go back in time 240 years to 1775, hold in your hand a REAL colonial coin, what would the farmer, merchant, redcoat, minuteman spend colonial coins on? Professor Knowledge Colonial coins http://amzn.to/193Ck6G Hibernia - Luck of Irish coin http://amzn.to/1BKCIBS 1786 - 1787 - 1788 Connecticut coppers http://amzn.to/1GbOV2e 1786 - 1787 - 1788 New Jersey copper http://amzn.to/1MEGm2b

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