A History of the Caribbean in 100 Objects

Episode 8 — A Coin from St. Kitts

May 13, 2016

Archaeologists don’t dig for coins, but we do dig coins! This object we are talking about is a relatively common coin from 1806, which has nonetheless a very special story to tell. With us to tell this story is Todd Ahlman. Want to know why colonial imperial economies and local island economies are just two sides of the same coin and how entrepreneurship and enslavement could go hand in hand? Listen to this week’s episode of A History of the Caribbean in 100 Objects! http://www.shoresoftime.com/portfolios/episode-8-a-coin/

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