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- - George III Colonial Farthing (British).
- The King of England, George II.
- Colonial copper half penny coin - real - used in 1700s America.
- Real Colonial CURRENCY - A coin minted for Connecticut The coin was made.
Early American coins. Coins that were in circulation in the 1700s colonial America ( Britain ruled the colonies). An unusual gift - a gift that's different. - copper half penny and farthings coins that were in circulation in Britain and the American colonies. British coins were accepted as colonial currency before & after the American Revolution -until 1800s Think of the teacher that you'd like to give something, or to the student that loves history, or people that like something that starts a conversation.....
The King of England, George II made half pennies from 1729-1754. A George III halfpenny (1770-1775) lets you tell the history of colonial coins. Many coins were counterfeited and accepted as currency in 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 revolution.
Were melted during the revolution
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1770-1776 COLONIAL /REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA COIN CURRENCY - REAL COIN USED IN 1775!
- George III Colonial Half Penny (British)
George III Colonial Half Penny British
- George III Colonial Farthing (British)
George III half pennies were made 1770 - 1775 - circulated during and after American Revolution
Colonial copper half penny coin - real - used in 1700s America before and after American Revolution.
- George I Colonial Coin (British)
- George II Colonial Half Penny (British)
- George II Colonial Farthing (British)
George II half pennies minted 1729-1754 - spending money for young colonists Franklin & Washington
King George Hibernia - Colonial Era Currency used in American colonies -
Irish Ireland Hibernia Copper British Half Penny 1736 - 1760, 1766-1782
England ruled Ireland and Scotland in the 1700s George II and George III Hibernia half penny are British coins made for Ireland that circulated in England, Ireland (controlled by England) and its American colonies. It is also called the Ireland Half Penny. This is a REAL coin that was well circulated in the 1700s. It is sold as a colonial coin because it was accepted currency. The Irish population in the colonies was sizeable. The Irish colonists arrived in the colonies seeking religious and economic freedom. You can hold this coin in your hand and think about the luck of the Irish in the frontier lands of western borders of the colonies.
Irish population in the
If you 'd like something from after the revolution, look at the Connecticut or New Jersey coppers The coins were made before the US had their national currency. They are early American coins.
1786 - 1787 - 1788 Connecticut Copper coin - Coin used in newly formed United States of America
Real Colonial CURRENCY - A coin minted for Connecticut The coin was made to look like the George II and George III half pennies that were in ciruclation in the colonies The American Revolution was 10 years earlier, yet British half pennies and their counterfeits (made in US and Britain) were accepted as currency. Businessmen petitioned the Connecticut legislature to create a coin for Connecticut There are over 350 varieties - collectors have identified. Hold it in your hand and think of life after the American Revolution!
Legislature to create a coin for Connecticut
1786 - 1787 - 1788 New Jersey Copper coin - Coin used in newly formed United States of America .
Copper coin is real colonial coin, minted for new state - New Jersey.
The New Jersey colonial legislature gave authority to a few private companies to mint coins Matthais Ogden's mint: in a room behind the kitchen
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Colonial America Copper half pennies - these coins are often worn, and well circulated. details might be worn, read the descriptions and look at the scans to evaluate conditions. Lower price coins have more details worn away. You could be holding George II coin in your hand, a coin thats over 250 years old, thinking about what Ben Franklin, George Washington or his parents , farmers, merchants would be spending it on in the colonies.... or George III half pennies were circulating in the days before, during and after the American revolution. Hold it in your hand and think of life in the colonies as a merchant, businessman, farmer, or redcoat. These are colonial coins because they were in circulation in the colonies. They were accepted as currency in America until the 1800s.
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Colonial coins early american coins George III
- George III half pennies were made 1770 - 1775 - circulated.
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