Oak tree shilling
diameter: 28.2 mm N/S; 27.6 mm E/W
Oak tree shilling struck in silver; obverse: an oak tree; reverse: date above denomination in Roman numerals.
Massachusetts authorized a coinage in 1652. The coinage ceased in 1683. Oak tree type coins, as here, were probably struck from 1660 to 1670.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.