1 Shilling "Pine Tree" Large Planchet 27-31 mm

1 Shilling "Pine Tree" (Large Planchet 27-31 mm) -  obverse1 Shilling "Pine Tree" (Large Planchet 27-31 mm) -  reverse

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Features

Country United States - Pre-Federal
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1652
Value 1 Shilling (1)
Currency Massachusetts - Pound
Composition Silver
Weight 3.30 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 1.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 109972
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Obverse

MASATHVSETS IN surrounding pine tree

Engraver: Unknown

Reverse

NEW ENGLAND AN DOM surrounding date and denomination in roman numerals.

Lettering:
NEW ENGLAND AN DOM
1652
XII

MASATHVSETS IN [rosette of nine dots]

Engraver: unknown

Edge

Note the S shaped flan resulting from its being struck on a roller press which used curved dies and a partially lateral striking movement.

Lettering: none

1 Shilling "Pine Tree" (Large Planchet 27-31 mm) -  obverse

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Comments

Minted from 1667-1682

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1652  Ligatured NE in Legend
1652  No H in MASATUSETS
1652  Pellets at Trunk
1652  Without Pellets at Trunk

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