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Oak Tree Threepence

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This has the characteristic backwards first S on the obverse that makes it #24 in Noe's sequence. It is very rare all known examples look pretty rough like this one.

Credit Line

Gift of Henry B. Thomas

British Colonial Issue, dated 1652; struck 1660–67

Mint

Boston, Hull's Mint, Great Street, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Noe 24; Crosby 2-A1; Breen 31

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 11.6-16 mm, 1.1 gm (5/8 in., 0.04 oz.)

Accession Number

29.52

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins