TITLE

PAPER MONEY AND THE ORIGINAL UNDERSTANDING OF THE COINAGE CLAUSE

AUTHOR(S)
Natelson, Robert G.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Summer2008, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p1017
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on paper money and the original interpretation of the coinage clause of the U.S. Constitution It demonstrates that the holding of legal tender cases was consistent with the original understanding of the clause. It relates the story of monetary innovations in the country. It also explains how the paper money question was addressed during the framing and ratification of the constitution.
ACCESSION #
34074155

 

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