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“Hardship, Heartbreak, and Opportunity”—The Fascinating Tales Told by Colonial and Early American Money

The second edition of the Whitman Encyclopedia of Colonial and Early American Coins debuted in September 2020. This essay is condensed from the book’s foreword, by Kenneth Bressett. The story of money, its everyday use in commerce, and how it is created for payment of taxes and use in trade, presents a chronicle of the […]