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Oak Tree Twopence

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This is the variety with the small 2 in the date on the reverse. The Oak Tree twopence is the only coin produced by the Massachusetts Mint that carries the date 1662 instead of 1652.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green

British Colonial Issue, dated 1662; struck 1662–67

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Noe 29; Crosby 1-A2; Breen 35

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 15 mm, 0.6 gm (9/16 in., 0.02 oz.)

Accession Number

17.300

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins