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Oak Tree Shilling

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This has all of the characteristics described by Noe as #5 in his sequence for the Oak Tree Shillings. The obverse is off-center (low) witht the edge of the die showing above the TH at the top of the inscription. The reverse, however, is dramatically off-center, clearly showing the edge of the...

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Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green

British Colonial Issue, dated 1652; struck 1660–67

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Noe 5; Crosby 2-D; Breen 18


Diameter and weight: 25-26.6 mm, 4.5 gm (1 1/16 in., 0.16 oz.)

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