WORLD'S FIRST AMERICAN COIN
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
What was the world's first American coin?
Hogge Money, also called Hoggies were the first coins
issued for American use.
These coins were struck in England
in 1616 for the use in the new colonies.
They came in
denominations of shilling, sixpence, threepence and twopence.
In 1652 the General Court of Massachusetts ordered the first metallic currency
to be struck in the English Americas in the denominations of threepence,
sixpence, and shilling.
These coins were known as the Willow
Tree and struck from 1653 to 1667, but all with a 1652 date.
Willow Tree Shilling
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