TITLE

Bits, Fips and Mean Silver

AUTHOR(S)
Kays, Tom
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Virginia Numismatist;Summer2006, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the circulation of money in the early 19th century in the United States along with the illustrations of early coins. It informs about coins that were excavated from the civil war sites. It reflects that mainly three kinds of coins were circulated in the nation namely, the English, the Spanish and the United States varieties. The most popular small silver coin in this period was the Spanish Colonial half bit.
ACCESSION #
21800719

 

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