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Pine Tree Shilling (small)

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This small planchet Pine Tree Shilling is #29 in Noe's sequence. It is characterized by the obviously upward-curving bottom branches of the tree, the double-image created by the re-cut M in the inscription and the fact that the reverse inscription is punctuated only with colons.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green

British Colonial Issue, dated 1652; struck 1675–82

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Noe 29; Crosby 14-R; Breen 61

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 23-23.7 mm, 4.1 gm (15/16 in., 0.14 oz.)

Accession Number

17.295

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins