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Pine Tree Shilling (small)

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This small planchet Pine Tree Shilling is #16 in Noe's sequence. The characteristics are the short, downward "roots" beneath the tree, the fact that the tree points to the left of the S in the inscription, and the short, thick I in the IN. The reverse die is characterized by the very wide W, the...

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Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

British Colonial Issue, dated 1652; struck 1675–82

Object Place

Massachusetts

Catalogue Raisonné

Noe 16; Crosby 21-L; Breen 53

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 25.6-26 mm, 4.3 gm (1 in., 0.15 oz.)

Accession Number

01.4957

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins