TITLE

Jamestown - Four Centuries of Coins

AUTHOR(S)
Kays, Thomas
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Virginia Numismatist;Spring2007, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the existence of the four kinds of coin during the settlement of Jamestown, Virginia. The 1601 Irish Copper Penny of Elizabeth I is featured as the most common copper coin during the ancient times in Jamestown. It also features the existence of English coins including fiddlers (six pence), groats (four pence), circa (three, and three-half pence). The country's name symbolizes the image called "the Virgin Queen" wherein it honored the foundation of British empire.
ACCESSION #
24818522

 

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