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Item 15815

Coin Silver Spoon, Bangor, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Kings Landing Historical Settlement Date: circa 1850 Location: Bangor; Victoria Media: Silver

Item 55350

Shilling coin, Popham Colony, ca. 1607

Contributed by: Maine State Museum Date: circa 1607 Location: Phippsburg Media: Silver

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Item 35596

Queen Elizabeth I silver coin, ca. 1558

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1628 Location: Cape Elizabeth Media: Silver


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Popham Colony

George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 2 of 3

… sixteenth and seventeenth century gold and silver coins and a gold wedding-signet ring while plowing the island’s northwest slope.