Pine tree shilling

Object Number: 
INV.12808a
Date: 
1652
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 7/8 in. ( 2.3 cm )
Marks: 
struck: Obverse: MASATHVSETS struck: Reverse: NEW ENGLAND ANIDOM 1652/XII
Description: 
Pine tree shilling. Obverse: a pine tree. Reverse: date above denomination in Roman numerals.
Gallery Label: 
Struck on a small planche, pine tree shillings like these were made from circa 1675 until 1683.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group