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Numismatic History of Georgia, Wealth of Georgia


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Georgia has a numismatic wealth rivaled by few other states. Collectors can pursue colonial currency, obsolete bank notes, the first private gold mint, a United States Mint, Stone Mountain Half Dollars, Federal Reserve and National Bank Notes, Olympic coinage and the 2000 Georgia State quarter. This and more were part of the cultural Olympic display in Atlanta in 1996. In this video Radford Stearns share images and information from an extensive collection, including: - Convention medals - Issued script, including first and second issue (1755 and 1762) - 1762 Coxbur Island one pound - very rare - 1766 one pound, light house notes - First issue of the Provincial Congress - 1776 Sterling issue, blue seal - 1776 2 and 20 Spanish milled dollars - 1776 4$ note, green seal - very rare - Railroad currency - Obsoletes - $10,000 treasury certificates - National Bank notes: Atlanta, Albany and Elberton - Templeton Reid Gold - Stone Mountain collectibles - Tokens and Olympic pins - And more Speaker(s): Radford Stearns.
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