The assorted state of Antigua located on the eastern edge of the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean Sea, has an area of 171 sq. mi. (422 sq. km.). Capital: St. John?s. Antigua and its dependencies, Barbuda and Redonda, comprised a presidency of the Leeward Islands.
,Antigua was discovered by Columbus in 1493, settled by British in 1632, occupied by the French in 1666, and ceded to Britain in 1667.,,
,1 British West Indies Dollar = 4 Shillings ? 2 Pence,,
,5 British West Indies Dollars = 1 Pound ? 10 Pence,,