Colonials : French Colonies

French Colonial coin types French Colonial coin types

Ron Guth: The French Colonies in America had the same basic needs as any other colony, one of which was the need for coins with which to conduct their daily business. Some French coins were made specifically for the French Colonies. Other French coins arrived on trading ships and with French immigrants. Listed here are several types that are generally accepted as having some official sanction or were known to have circulated in America. Additional possibilities exist.