Uncovered: The Lost Coins of Early American

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Xulon Press, Aug 1, 2006 - Antiques & Collectibles - 252 pages
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Don't make the mistake of thinking only millionaires or swash-buckling maverick archaeologists can own a National Treasure. A National Treasure can simply be an artifact that played a significant role in the founding and growth our nation. Our nation's first coins are such treasures.
 

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Contents

FIRST COINS ARE IMPORTANT
15
A WORD ABOUT CONDITION
21
A COIN OF COLUMBUS AND 1492
25
FIRST EUROPEAN COINS OF FIRST EUROPEAN SETTLEMENT IN US?
31
FIRST COINS OF THE BRITISH NEW WORLD
41
GAMBLING MONEY OF THE LOST COLONY AND JAMESTOWN
47
COINS OF THE 160710 JAMESTOWN FORT
53
OUR NATIONS FIRST WIDESPREAD COLONIAL COIN?
61
EVEN BETTER THAN A 1776 COIN
141
OWN A GENUINE 1776 COLONIAL COIN
147
COINS OF THE CALIFORNIA MISSIONS
151
DID THESE COINS CHANGE THE COURSE OF NORTH AMERICAN HISTORY?
159
A VIKING COIN OF NORTH AMERICA?
165
A COIN OF 1564 FRENCH FLORIDA?
171
A COIN OF 17th CENTURY SPANISH GEORGIA
177
COINS OF ELIZABETHAN CALIFORNIA
181

THE COINS THAT BUILT WALL STREET
67
QUAKER COINAGE OF 1680S PENNSYLVANIA
73
PIRATE COINS
79
AFFORDABLE COINS OF 1692 SALEM
85
WILL AMERICAS FIRST LARGE CENT PLEASE STAND UP?
95
THE COPPERS THAT HELPED BENJAMIN FRANKLIN COIN A PHRASE
101
POCKET PURSE CHANGE OF 1700s COLONIAL AMERICA
109
A PAUSE TO DISCUSS COUNTERFEITS
113
BENT HOLED VANDALIZED
119
A COIN OF COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG
125
COINS OF EARLY FRENCH NEW ORLEANS
131
COINS THAT SAILED TO BOSTON IN 1749
137
COINS OF SWEDISH DELAWARE
189
COIN OF A PENNSYLVANIA FRENCH ROYALIST SETTLEMENT
193
COINS FROM A COLONIAL MASSACHUSETTS GHOST TOWN
197
A FEW UNDERRATED RED BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS
205
172224 WOODS HIBERNIA HALFPENNIES FARTHINGS
207
AN AFFORDABLE ONE OF A KIND COLONIAL COIN
213
A COULDHAVEBEEN FIRST UNITED STATES COIN
217
AFFORDABLE THOMAS JEFFERSONERA COINS
223
AFFORDABLE EARLY US SILVER COINS
229
THE IDENTITY OF AMERICAS FIRST COINREVEALED
235
CONCLUSION
241
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Todd Cook is a software developer with experience in Java, Web development, and Oracle. He has developed applications for Sun, the LAX airport in Los Angeles, and tickets.com, among others. Charles Mohnike develops in JSP, Perl, and ColdFusion. He currently runs a development shop specializing in porting print publications to the Web and writes for Wired Webmonkey, Microsoft Bookshelf, and SmartTV. He is the author of Teach Yourself ColdFusion in 21 Days.

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