It is known that Englishmen colonized America and they often faced shortages in coins during those times. You might be familiar with gold coins, colonial coins and others that are considered a treasure. This infographic provides a history of gold as it was used as money.
- The first US gold coins were produced upon the implementation of the Coinage Act of 1792.
- One, three and four denominations of gold coins were first to circulate in 1849 up to the end of 1889.
- In 1892, the gold coins produced were simply used as commemorative coins. It was first issued as 1903 Louisiana Purchase Expo gold dollar.
- Gold coins might be issued in the future.