The pound was the currency of Georgia until 1793. Initially, the British pound circulated. This was supplemented from 1735 with local paper money denominated in sterling, with 1 pound = 20 shillings = 240 pence.
The State of Georgia issued Continental currency denominated in £sd and Spanish dollars, with 1 dollar = 5 shillings. The continental currency was replaced by the U.S. dollar at the rate of 1000 continental dollars = 1 U.S. dollar.
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