This edition of "The Early Paper Money of America" pairs historical context with coveted collector pricing for paper money issues starting with Massachusetts Bay in 1690 and expanding in the north to Georgia in the south.
Financing of the American Revolution is explored in the issues of Continental Currency by the Continental Congress and the individual State issues during the Revolutionary War. The post-revolution era is cover with listings of script notes and other local issues.
A full listing of issues is accompanied by 1,100 spectacular photographs and completely revised pricing data.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Eric P Newman (1911-2017) was an American researcher and collector who specialized in colonial numismatics. He was awarded the prestigious medals of the American Numismatic Society, the American Numismatic Association, and the Royal Numismatic Society. Newman created standard attributions for several colonial coin series and did the same for early colonial currency with the 1967 first edition of Early Paper Money of America. Newman's legacy continues to benefit today's collectors through the Newman Numismatic Portal (NewmanPortal.org).