K-12 Teaching and Learning From the UNC School of Education

LEARN NC was a program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education from 1997 – 2013. It provided lesson plans, professional development, and innovative web resources to support teachers, build community, and improve K-12 education in North Carolina. Learn NC is no longer supported by the School of Education – this is a historical archive of their website.

About this photograph

Image credit

Date created
January 15, 2007
This work is believed to be in the public domain. Users are advised to make their own copyright assessment and to understand their rights to fair use.

See this photograph in context

  • Colonial North Carolina: Colonial North Carolina from the establishment of the Carolina in 1663 to the eve of the American Revolution in 1763. Compares the original vision for the colony with the way it actually developed. Covers the people who settled North Carolina; the growth of institutions, trade, and slavery; the impact of colonization on American Indians; and significant events such as Culpeper's Rebellion, the Tuscarora War, and the French and Indian Wars. (Page 6.5)

Related media

Learn more

In the classroom

  • See our collection of articles on visual literacy for ideas on using photographs meaningfully in the classroom.
Spanish silver dollar, reverse and obverse, from reign of Philip V

Sizes available: 1004×528 | 250×259

Reverse (left)

VTRAQVE VNUM M[EXICANUS] 1739 (”Both (are) one, Mexico [City Mint], 1739″)

Displays two hemispheres of a world map, crowned between the Pillars of Hercules adorned with the PLVS VLTR[A] motto.

Obverse (right)

VTRAQVE VNUM M[EXICANUS] 1739PHILIP[PUS] V D[EI] G[RATIA] HISPAN[IARUM] ET IND[IARUM] REX (”Philip V, by the Grace of God, King of the Spains and the Indies”)

Displays the arms of Castile and León with Granada in base and an inescutcheon of Anjou.