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Studies on Money in Early America


Periodical Summary

The precursor of the Coinage of the Americas Conference series, this 1976 volume, edited by Eric P. Newman and Richard G. Doty, gathered a number of scholarly papers on American numismatics. Articles as follows:

William S. Sachs - The Business of Colonization

J. Earl Massey - Early Money Substitutes

Raphael E. Solomon - Foreign Specie Coins in the American Colonies

Walter Breen - North American Colonial Coinages under the French Regime (1640-1763)

Richard Picker - Variations of the Die Varieties of Massachusetts Oak and Pine Tree Coinage

Richard G. Doty - The Carolina and New England Elephant Tokens

John J. McCusker - Colonial Paper Money

Walter Breen - Legal and Illegal Connecticut Mints (1785-1789)

Eric P. Newman - American Circulation of English and Bungtown Halfpence

Kenneth E. Bressett - Vermont Copper Coinage

Eric P. Newman - George Washington's Unique 1792 Pattern in Gold

Don Taxay - Thomas Jefferson and the Founding of the Mint

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