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Object Name: Pine tree three pence
Date: 1652
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 11/16 × 5/8 in. (1.7 × 1.6 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, Boston
Description: Pine tree three pence. Obverse: a pine tree with a pellet fleching the tree trunk. Reverse: date above denomination is Roman numeral.
Object Number: INV.12808b
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Marks: Struck on obverse: "[M] ASATHVSETS [IN]"; struck on reverse: "NEWENGLAND [ANO] 1652 / XII"

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Pine tree three pences were struck for the convenience of those wishing small change for their market purchases.