Colonial Coins
Most of the American colonies were ruled by England, and their
governments were run in accordance with charters granted by England's
king. While a few of these charters permitted the colonial governments
to manufacture coins, most did not. The first English colony to challenge
this prohibition was Massachusetts Bay. In 1652 the colony of
Massachusetts Bay established a mint in Boston.
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