A Project of the Robert H. Gore, Jr. Numismatic Endowment
University of Notre Dame,Department of Special Collections
by Louis Jordan

Frequently Asked Questions about Colonial Currency

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General Questions

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I have some colonial paper money. How do I tell if it is real or a reproduction?

I have some colonial paper money. What is it worth?

Information on the Colonial Coin Collector's Club (C4) and The Colonial Newsletter (CNL).

What is the purchasing power of a colonial shilling in today's money?

I have a Continental Currency note. What's its history?

How can I preserve my colonial currency?

What are the names of some dealers who purchase and sell colonial currency?

What's the origin of the Eye of Providence design on the modern US one dollar bill?

Questions and Comments

Please direct your questions or comments to Louis Jordan - Click here for e-mail

Telephone: (574) 631-5636
Fax Number: (574) 631-6772
E-mail: rarebook@nd.edu


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