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Stellas 1879-1880: The four dollar “Stellas” were developed from the mistaken idea that international trade would be facilitated if the United States had a coin that was roughly the equivalent in value to certain coins of other trading nations. It was felt that the four dollar coin would be approximately equal to the Austrian 8 florins, Dutch 8 florins, French 20 francs, Italian 20 lire, and Spanish 20 pesetas…

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Stellas 1879-1880: The four dollar “Stellas” were developed from the mistaken idea that international trade would be facilitated if the United States had a coin that was roughly the equivalent in value to certain coins of other trading nations. It was felt that the four dollar coin would be approximately equal to the Austrian 8 florins, Dutch 8 florins, French 20 francs, Italian 20 lire, and Spanish 20 pesetas…

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