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Continental Dollars



America's Declaration of Independence was commemorated on silver dollar-size coins dated 1776 and inscribed Continental Currency. These pieces were struck primarily in pewter, but a handful of brass and silver examples were also minted. Though long presumed to have been an official pattern coinage authorized by the Continental Congress, more recent research has revealed a likely origin in early 1780s England. Nevertheless, they are eagerly sought by collectors as a symbol of America's infant nationhood.

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