Friday, August 14, 2015

“America in Circulation” is Worth a Visit

The Museum of American Finance offers an online historical survey consisting of American paper money. Prepare to be amazed by the variety of bills and notes, some dating back to colonial times.

State bank notes often paid tribute to local enterprises. Stonington on the Connecticut shore once thrived as a whaling port.

This legal tender note was issued about a century after the Lewis and Clark expedition.

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