Historic Currency

The Pittsylvania Bank $5.00 Note - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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$75.00

The Pittsylvania Bank $5.00 Note

The first U.S. notes issued were called “greenbacks”. The term comes from the fact that at the time green ink was very scarce and this deterred cou...

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$75.00
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The Canal Bank $5.00 Note - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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$90.00

The Canal Bank $5.00 Note

Before the Civil War, it was legal for any bank, company or individual to issue their own paper money.  Eventually, this was outlawed by the U.S. g...

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$90.00
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The Farmers and Exchange Bank $20.00 Note - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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$100.00

The Farmers and Exchange Bank $20.00 Note

This numbered note was issued from the Farmers And Exchange Bank of Charleston, South Carolina.  On the left of the note is a scene with palm trees...

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$100.00
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The Virginia $5.00 Bank Note - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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$175.00

The Virginia $5.00 Bank Note

At one time it was perfectly legal for any bank, company, or even individual to issue paper money.  The money was only as good as the reputation of...

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$175.00
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1700s Paper Money of Pennsylvania - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
1700s Paper Money of Pennsylvania - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$1,500.00

1700s Paper Money of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania issued its own paper money as a colony starting in 1723, and continued until 1785, just after the Revolution.  One of the reasons that...

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$1,500.00
American Revolution 1779 Signed Document - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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$1,250.00

American Revolution 1779 Signed Document

This original financial document from 1779 was used to borrow money from France for the American Revolutionary War effort.  It measures 7 ¾” x 4” i...

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$1,250.00
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1810 Silver U.S. Half Dollar - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
1810 Silver U.S. Half Dollar - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$500.00

1810 Silver U.S. Half Dollar

The first version of the Half Dollar was known as the Bust Half Dollar and was introduced in 1794 and remained in production until the late 1830s. ...

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$500.00
1797 Silver Piece of Eight - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
1797 Silver Piece of Eight - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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$200.00

1797 Silver Piece of Eight

This silver piece of eight, made in 1797 was the precursor to the U.S. Silver Dollar. King Charles of Spain's profile in soldier's dress with laure...

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$200.00
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Funny Back Silver Certificate - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Funny Back Silver Certificate - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$15.00

Funny Back Silver Certificate

In 1928 U.S. currency went from large “horse blanket” size to the modern size we know today.  One dollar silver certificates, with a blue seal, and...

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$15.00
El Cazador Shipwreck Half Real - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$70.00

El Cazador Shipwreck Half Real

In 1993 a fishing vessel pulled up what appeared to be rocks in their fishing nets; on closer inspection, the “rocks” were coins fused together.  T...

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$70.00
El Cazador Shipwreck Pieces of Eight - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$300.00

El Cazador Shipwreck Pieces of Eight

In 1993 a fishing vessel pulled up what appeared to be rocks in their fishing nets; on closer inspection, the “rocks” were coins fused together.  T...

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$300.00
The Bank of Washington, NC. $5.00 Note - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$300.00

The Bank of Washington, NC. $5.00 Note

The Bank of Washington, North Carolina was in business from 1851- 1864.  It was one of many buildings devastated by fire during The Civil War.  Thi...

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$300.00
The Bank of Washington, NC. $10.00 Note - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$300.00

The Bank of Washington, NC. $10.00 Note

The Bank of Washington, North Carolina was in business from 1851- 1864.  It was one of many buildings devastated by fire during The Civil War.  Thi...

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$300.00
Western Exchange $2 Note - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$125.00

Western Exchange $2 Note

At one time it was perfectly legal for any bank, company, or even individual to issue paper money.  The money was only as good as the reputation of...

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$125.00
George Washington Bronze Medal of 1932 Paperweight - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$250.00

George Washington Bronze Medal of 1932 Paperweight

This Bronze Medal of 1932 is in celebration of The Bicentennial of the Birth of George Washington. America’s first and favorite President is shown ...

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$250.00
1896 US Silver Certificate - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
1896 US Silver Certificate - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$900.00

1896 US Silver Certificate

The 1896 US Silver Certificate has elaborate engravings, a red seal, and dark blue serial numbers. The design on the front, history instructing you...

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$900.00
1807 Silver Piece of Eight - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
1807 Silver Piece of Eight - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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$250.00

1807 Silver Piece of Eight

This silver piece of eight or Spanish colonial real, made in Mexico in 1807, was the precursor to the US Silver Dollar. King Charles of Spain's pro...

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$250.00
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1756 Pillar Dollar: Silver Piece of Eight - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
1756 Pillar Dollar: Silver Piece of Eight - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$750.00

1756 Pillar Dollar: Silver Piece of Eight

In 1977, the wreck of L’Auguste de Bordeaux, which sank off the coast of Nova Scotia on November 15, 1761, was discovered and partially salvaged.  ...

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$750.00
1757 Pillar Dollar: Silver Piece of Eight - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
1757 Pillar Dollar: Silver Piece of Eight - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$750.00

1757 Pillar Dollar: Silver Piece of Eight

In 1977, the wreck of L’Auguste de Bordeaux, which sank off the coast of Nova Scotia on November 15, 1761, was discovered and partially salvaged.  ...

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$750.00
Series 1923 US Silver Certificate - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Series 1923 US Silver Certificate - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$125.00

Series 1923 US Silver Certificate

Silver certificates were first made in 1878. The size was large and the artwork was sometimes stunning. Much plainer, modern sized notes were made ...

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$125.00
Series 1923 US Silver Certificate - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Series 1923 US Silver Certificate - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$125.00

Series 1923 US Silver Certificate

Silver certificates were first made in 1878. The size was large and the artwork was sometimes stunning. Much plainer, modern sized notes were made ...

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$125.00
Series 1923 US Silver Certificate - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Series 1923 US Silver Certificate - DAVID CONSOLVO - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$125.00

Series 1923 US Silver Certificate

Silver certificates were first made in 1878. The size was large and the artwork was sometimes stunning. Much plainer, modern sized notes were made ...

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$125.00
Farmers Bank of North Carolina $8.00 Note - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Farmers Bank of North Carolina $8.00 Note - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$750.00

Farmers Bank of North Carolina $8.00 Note

This unusual bank note was issued in 1853 in the old coastal town of Elizabeth City, North Carolina. The note contains images of George Washington,...

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$750.00

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