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Object Name: Pine tree shilling
Date: 1652
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, Boston
Description: Pine tree shilling. Obverse: a pine tree. Reverse: date above denomination in Roman numerals.
Object Number: INV.12808a
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Marks: Struck on obverse: "MASATHVSETS"; struck on reverse: "NEW ENGLAND / AN. DO / 1652 / XII"

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Struck on a small planche, pine tree shillings like these were made from circa 1675 until 1683.