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Major Landmarks in the History of Humanity - Washington before Boston

The siege of Boston (19 April 1775 - 17 March 1776) is one of the major events of the Independance War of the United States. After 11 months of siege, the American settlers, under George Washington, forced the British to retreat by sea. Monnaie de Paris wanted to celebrate this event with a collection of gold and silver coins.