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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: The origin of the 'dollar' and hard currency in Georgia
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Roger Allen - photo by Special
Note: The following is the beginning of a series of columns looking at how hard currency was introduced in Georgia and Bulloch County. The term "dollar" came from the 15th-century coin minted by the Count of Schlick in Bohemia, the schlickten-thaler. Soon, the Germans had the thaler and the dahler, the Danes and Swedes the daler and the Italians the tollero.
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