Broken coins & paper promises: FB4-19/2010E-PDF

currency of Ferryland, Newfoundland in the 17th century /

"This paper will review the monetary conditions in 17th-century colonial Newfoundland as revealed primarilly through finds from recent excavations at Ferryland. In particular, it will examine those pieces that have been unearthed since 2002, and the extend to which they support or call for a reinterpretation of earlier views on this subject (Berry 2002). Included is a catalogue of numismatic artifacts from the exhibit Broken Coins and Paper Promises, at the Currency Musuem, Bank of Canada from 24 July to 13 December 2009"--Introd., p. [2].

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Department/Agency Bank of Canada.
Title Broken coins & paper promises
Subtitle currency of Ferryland, Newfoundland in the 17th century /
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Cover title. "Exhibition catalogue, 24 July 2009". Digitized edition from print produced 2014 [by the Bank of Canada]. Issued also in French under title: Des pièces et des promesses : la monnaie de Ferryland, dans la Terre-Neuve du XVIIe siècle.
Date [2010].
Number of Pages [31] p. :
Catalogue Number
  • FB4-19/2010E-PDF
Subject Terms Currency, Archaeological investigations