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Willow Tree Shilling

Noe borrowed this coin for the 1942 ANS exhibition and it was used as the plate specimen for the enlargement of the obverse in the subsequent publication. He identified it as the first in his series for the Willow Tree Shilling (Noe 1-A). It is believed that the short-lived "Willow" tree series...

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Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green

British Colonial Issue, dated 1652; struck 1653–60

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Noe 1-A; Breen 12

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Numismatics, Coins