Continental currency

noun

1
: the paper money issued by the Continental Congress during the American Revolution
2
: a series of early American pattern dollar-size coins, struck in pewter, silver, and brass and bearing on the obverse the legend "Continental Currency" and the date 1776

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“Continental currency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Continental%20currency. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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