Show Me the Money

Beginning with a Colonial New Jersey pound note, and ending with a 21st century dollar bill, this timeline of monetary artifacts demonstrates how New Jersey was colonized, grew, and nationalized.

New Jersey Colonial paper money side 1, 1759

New Jersey Colonial coin (enlarged) side 1, 1786

Bill of sale for stone, 1796

Bank note, Farmers Bank of New Jersey, 18-

Bank note, Lincoln National Bank of Newark, 1929

New Jersey Colonial paper money side 2, 1759

New Jersey Colonial coin (enlarged) side 2, 1786

Receipt for tuition, 1857

Bank check, Freehold National Bank, 1872

Itemized household inventory, 1785

New Jersey Colonial coin (enlarged) side 1, 1787

Bank note, City of Perth Amboy, 1862

Bank check, Freehold National Bank, 1876

Deed of land sale, 1793

New Jersey Colonial coin (enlarged) side 2, 1787

Bank note, Sussex Bank of New Jersey, 18-

Bank note, City National Bank of Hackensack, 1921