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 ======Counterfeiting in Boone County====== ======Counterfeiting in Boone County======
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 +By: Hillary Delaney
  
 Early in the [[1800s|19th century]], America was without a common currency. Money was printed by individual banks, and backed by silver and gold.  Some stores even offered their own currency. ​ The notes were all different in appearance, offering criminals a unique opportunity to take advantage of the confusion this system created. Counterfeiting began to flourish.  ​ Early in the [[1800s|19th century]], America was without a common currency. Money was printed by individual banks, and backed by silver and gold.  Some stores even offered their own currency. ​ The notes were all different in appearance, offering criminals a unique opportunity to take advantage of the confusion this system created. Counterfeiting began to flourish.  ​
counterfeiting.txt · Last modified: 2015/07/27 11:24 by hdelaney