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Oak Tree Shilling

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This example has all of the characteristics described by Noe as #1 on his sequence for the Oak Tree Shillings. It is the only type that uses colons between before and after the IN on the obverse inscription. On the reverse, the ND: of ENGLAND falls directly below the XII of the denomination and...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb

British Colonial Issue, dated 1652; struck 1660–67

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Noe 1; Crosby 9-H; Breen 15


Diameter and weight: 25 mm, 4.2 gm (1 in., 0.15 oz.)

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