Colonial Notes

Colonial currency is paper money that was issued in North America, prior to the Revolutionary War, while the colonies were still under Great Britain’s rule. Colonial money was first issued in 1690 by the original 13 colonies and the state of Vermont, and printed through the late 1700’s.

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DenomStateDateState NoGradePrice
$20Massachusetts5/5/1780285CU$145
285 $$20 Massachusetts colonials
18 PencePennsylvania4/3/1772155Fine$85
155 $18 Pence Pennsylvania colonials
1/3 DollarMaryland8/14/177693Fine$125
93 $1/3 Dollar Maryland colonials
1Maryland4/10/177466VF$115
66 $1 Maryland colonials
1 PoundNorth Carolina12/1771139Gem $345
139 $1 Pound North Carolina colonials

As lovely a Colonial as one can find.  A bright North Carolina One  Pound example with four bold signatures, clear […]

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$7Massachusetts5/5/1780283CU$135
283 $$7 Massachusetts colonials

Cut out cancelled Uncirculated, example with clear signatures and numbers, as well as margins all around.

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2 Shillings, 6 PenceGeorgiaOctober 16, 1786128PMG 40$4850
128 $2 Shillings, 6 Pence Georgia colonials

A beautifully signed and vividly inked piece with all the eye appeal of a Gem note. A genuinely scarce Georgia […]

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1Georgia177671PMG 50NET$3300
71 $1 Georgia colonials

A well-margined, bright piece with a deeply struck orange seal and bold signatures. A gorgeous Georgia piece.

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One Sixth of a Dollar MarylandApril 10, 177461Fine$275
61 $One Sixth of a Dollar  Maryland colonials