America’s Currency, 1789–1866


(Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings 2, 1986)

Hardcover, 142 pp.
ISBN-13: 978-0-89722-214-3
ISBN-10: 0-89722-214-8

Price: US$9.98 (no Member discount)

A record of the Coinage of the Americas Conference (COAC) held in 1985.


The Confederate Currency Reform of 1862 (Douglas B. Ball)

The CSA Banking Convention of 1861 and its Delegates (Carl W. A. Carlson)

An Historian’s View of the State Bank Notes (Elvira Clain-Stefanelli)

Collecting Trends in Obsolete American Currency (Grover C. Criswell)

An Introduction to Obsolete American Currency (Roger H. Durand)

The Financial Concerns of a Government Employee in the 1840s (Cory Gillilland)

The History of Development of ‘America’ as Symbolized by an American Indian Female (Gene Hessler)

The Smillie Family: Banknote Artists (Glenn E. Jackson)

New York City Small Change Bills of 1814–1816 (Eric P. Newman)

Currency in Crisis: America’s Money 1840–1845 (Robert Vlack)

Lynchburg (VA) City Paper Money of 1862 (Raymond H. Williamson)

The Coinage of the Americas Conference is an annual meeting that provides a forum for exchange of knowledge on a selected theme in the numismatics of the western hemisphere.