Gold and Silver Exchange
5475 Leetsdale Dr Suite 210
Denver, Colorado 80246 s
Monday - Saturday 10 am to 5 pm
Sundays by Appointment Only
Call anytime - leave a message: Main Number: 303-333-1411
characteristic of a sovereign nation is the right to issue its own
coins. America began exercising that right in 1792 by issuing Pattern
Coins, in 1793 by issuing copper coins, in 1794 by issuing silver
coins, and in 1795 by issuing gold coins. Prior to 1792, everyday
business was conducted using a motley accumulation of tokens, coins,
medals and counterfeits issued by private individuals, private mints
inside and outside of America, and official mints outside of America.
These are known as Colonial Coins.
following are lists of the major Colonial types. On the left, is
an alphabetical list of Colonial types. On the right, the same Colonial
types are listed by the date(s) in which they appeared.
on any of the links to learn more information about each type. For
instance, if you have a Vermont Copper, simply click on that link
to learn more about it.