Pine tree shilling
Overall: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.9 cm ) diameter: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.9 cm )
Struck: Obverse: MASATHVSETS. IN Struck: Reverse: NE [in ligature] W ENGLAD. ANDOM 1652/XII
Pine tree shilling. Obverse: a pine tree. Reverse: date above denomination in Roman numerals.
Pine tree type coins were made in two sizes, large, as here, and smaller. The larger ones were made first, circa 1670 to 1675.
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