Massachusetts Pine Tree Sixpence

Robert Sanderson, American, 1608 - 1693
John Hull, American, 1624 - 1683




Overall: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Louise C. and Frank L. Harrington, Class of 1924



Place Made: United States, North America



Object Name


Research Area

Numismatics: World Currency

Not on view


obv: MASA[illeg.]SETS.IN [surrounding pine tree] rev: NEWENGLAND.ANO. / 1652 / VI

Course History

HIST 9.01, America: From Invasion to Independence, Paul Musselwhite, Fall 2019

CLST 11.19/HIST 94.16, Roman Coins as Text, Roberta Stewart, Winter 2022

HIST 5.14, Americas: Invasion to Independence, Paul Musselwhite and Ernesto Mercadeo-Montero, Fall 2022

Exhibition History

New England Silver at Dartmouth College: A Tribute to Frank L. Harrington, Class of 1924, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 3-August 20, 1989, no. 46.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, New England Silver at Dartmouth College: A Tribute to Frank L. Harrington, Class of 1924, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1989, no. 46.


Frank L. Harrington, Sr. (1902-1988) and Louise Cronin Harrington (1904-2000), Worcester, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 1968.

Catalogue Raisonne

Breen 48 Noe 33

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