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Pine Tree Sixpence

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This Pine Tree sixpence is #33 in Noe's sequence. It is characterized by the pellets on either side of the tree trunk, the fact that the obverse is dramatically off-center towards the top of the image, and the very wide spacing between the V and the I in the denomination on the reverse.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green

British Colonial Issue, dated 1652; struck 1667–74

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Noe 33; Crosby 1-A; Breen 48

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 18.4-18.6 mm, 2 gm (3/4 in., 0.07 oz.)

Accession Number

17.298

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins