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AMERICAN REVOLUTION COIN SET 1776
Long before the American Revolution the colonist felt the need and want to produce their own coins and tokens, to be free of the British. During the American Revolution many coins were minted by different states. Here are just a few reproductions, cast, stamped copy and plated to match their original appearance.
6 COINS

$14.70

Revolution coin set

CIVIL WAR "CONFEDERATE" COIN SET
The election of Abraham Lincoln in Nov.of 1860 provoked the secession of the So.States from the Union. So. Carolina was the 1st to leave, by March of 1861, six other states followed including Miss, Fla., Alabama, La, Ga., & Texas, soon after that Va., Ark., & Tenn. followed. In April, the "First Shot of the Civil War" was fired on Ft. Sumter, after a day of bombing, Ft. Sumter surrendered to the Confederates where Jefferson Davis was their President. During the Civil War from 1861-65 there was very little coinage due to people hoarding Gold, silver, & copper coins. 5 Coins
Proudly Made in the USA. All Exact Replicas

$10.00

Confederate coin set

CIVIL WAR "UNION"COIN SET
On October 16, 1859 before the Civil War started, a man named John Brown, backed by money from abolitionists in Canada & New England, lead a raiding party of 16 white men & 5 Black men in an attack on the Federal Arsenal at Harper's Ferry, Va.. His motive was to set up a republic of fugitive & freed slaves in the Applachians, & then declare war on the slave States of the South. After a shoot-out with the mayor (which they killed) & some towns people, Brown & his men got trapped in a warehouse. After a couple of days, the U.S. Marines, lead by Col. Robert E. Lee, came & had a shoot-out with Brown & his men, by night fall, with Brown wounded, & 10 of his men dead, was taken prisoner. Brown refused at his trial to plead insanity as a defense for his actions so he was found guilty of treason, criminal conspiracy & murder & was hung on Dec. 2.
5 Coins
Proudly Made in the USA. All Exact Replicas

$9.50

Civil War Coin set, union

HENRY HUDSON’S VOYAGE  1609
On September 3, 1609, Henry Hudson, an English Explorer on behalf of the United East India Co. entered the harbor which is now known as New York City in an attempt to find a NW passage to the Indies.  He Searched every coastal inlet & on the 12th he took his ship, the Halve Maen (Half
Moon) up the river which now bears his name for 150 miles & found the land where Albany is now. Henry realized that the river was too shallow to go any further, so he turned around.  His reports resulted in the Dutch settling the area & with them they brought these coins to the New World.

3 coins and a ship charm.

$16.70

Henry Hudson coin set

MASSACHUSETTS COIN SET 1652-1787
In the New England settlements, corn, pelts and bullets were frequently offered in lieu of coins. Currency brought over from England, Holland and other countries tended to flow back across from the Atlantic for much needed supplies. With England plaqued by a civil war between the Puritans and the Royalists ignored the colonists request for a standard coinage. The general court in 1652 ordered the first metallic currency in the English Americas. All coins are stamped copy and are plated to match their original appearance.
6 COINS

$13.70

Massachusetts coin set

NEW YORK’S COINS OF EARLY AMERICA

CASTORLAND MEDAL 1796:  In 1792 the Royalists
left France to start up a New French-American Colony
in upper N.W. New York State along the Beaver River
& called it Castorland (Castor means Beaver in French).
IMMUNIS COLUMBIA 1787:  James F. Atlee designed & coined these for a contract of coinage for the Confederation. 
GEORGE CLINTON 1787:  Earned his way into politics by serving in the French & Indian War & also as a member of the Continental Congress. 
INDIAN ARMS 1787:  The NY Assembly passed the only bill pertaining to coinage in April 1787, which regulated the value of copper coinage & established counterfeiting as a felony.
BRASHER’S GOLD DOUBLOOON:  Ephraim Brasher, a NYC Goldsmith & Jeweler designed this Gold piece, which was struck in 1787. 
The Brasher Half-Doubloon was struck from the same die but on a smaller, thinner scale.
6 COINS

$14.70

NY COIN SET

COLONIAL COINS OF EARLY AMERICA SET
The colonists used wampum (beads from mussel shells) beaver skins and tobacco as the accepted media of exchange. So they had very little use for coined money until traders arrived from foreign lands and demanded coins in payment for their goods. All coins are stamped copy and are plated to match their original appearance.
6 COINS

$12.70

State coin set

GOLD DOUBLOON COIN SET
Hernan Cortez conquered Mexico in 1519, & forced the people, mostly native Indians to work mining both Gold & Silver.  Both metals were mined by the tons, refined & cast into bars.  They were also formed into coins of specific weights & sizes.  Irregular shapes of some gold doubloons were made from crude dies.  They were struck manually by heavy hammers, from slices of cast round bars, then trimmed to their proper weight.  Other doubloons were produced by mechanical means, by being formed into rolled sheets & pressed.  These coins were uniform in shape & size. The ship in this set is the East Indiaman the largest of all Merchant Ships.  They ranged in size from 500 to 1200 tons.
These coins are Replicas, cast in lead-free pewter & gold finish 22k Gold.
5 COINS AND A CHARM

$12.50

Gold Doubloon set

THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR SET

BRITISH SHILLING 1745

GEORGE III 3-PENCE 1762

BRITISH HALFPENCE 1745

LOUIS XV ECU 1763

$10.50


FRENCH AND INDIAN COIN SET

THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH
The greatest boom in Pioneer gold coinage began in mid-1849.  A year & a half after James Marshall, a worker in Sutter’s Mill, struck it rich in Coloma, Ca., East of Sacramento.  Almost overnight, an extravagant economy sprang up.  The backward territory that had used hides & cattle for money & whose annual imports had employed but a dozen ships in 1847, now required docking for a thousand vessels in San Francisco to supply those who had come for the Gold Rush.  About 40,000 people came by sea, over 6,000 by wagon from the California Trail & thousands more came from other various overland routes. These are replicas cast in lead-free pewter, stamped copy,& gold finish.
6 GOLD PLATED COINS

$27.30

Gold Rush set

ANCIENT ROMAN COINAGE “TWELVE CAESARS”
Romans started the practice of minting silver coins in the same manner as the Greeks, around 270 B.C.The silver coin known as a Denarius became the most popular coin of the Roman Republic & later, the Roman Empire.  During the last years as the ruler of Rome, Julius Caesar, took the step of having his portrait on the current coinage.  These were the first coins minted to show the likeness of a living man.  This practice was followed by his successors.
12 COINS

$10.50

 

 


ANCIENT ROMAN COINAGE “TWELVE CAESARS” in Gold finish

$13.50

Roman set

12 Caesers Gold

ANCIENT GREEK
Ancient Greek coins form a fascinating field ofstudy for the numismatic scholar.  Struck fromhand-cut dies, most pieces depict real or mythological persons or events.  Coins in this set are Replicas cast in lead-free pewter, stamped copy, & plated to match their original appearance.
6 COINS

$17.50

Greek Set

BIBLE SET 1 CONTAINS: The Tribute Penny: Tiberius 14-37 AD, Widow's Mite: Capanius 6-9 AD, Lepton: Pontius Pilate 26-36 AD, Herod the Great: 37-4 BC, Herod Antipas: 4 BC - 40 AD, Sheckel of Tyre: 1 BC - 1 AD, and Stater of Antioch: 27 BC - 14 AD
For full histories of each of these coins visit the Coins of the Bible page

$10.70


Bible coin set 1

BIBLE SET 2 CONTAINS: Shekel: 66-70 AD, Half Shekel: 66-70 AD, Dilepton: Simon Nasi 66-70 AD, Judea Capta: 70 AD, Quarter Shekel: 132-135 AD, Denarius: 132-135 AD, and Shekel: Bar Kochba 133 AD
For full histories of each of these coins visit the Coins of the Bible page

$12.50

Bible Coin set 2

 

 

 

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