Massachusetts Oak Tree Shilling
Robert Sanderson, American, 1608 - 1693
John Hull, American, 1624 - 1683
Overall: 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Louise C. Harrington in honor of Frank L. Harrington, Class of 1924
Place Made: United States, North America
Numismatics: World Currency
Not on view
obv: MASATHVSETS[illeg.] [around oak tree] rev: NEWENGLAND.ANDOM. / 1652 / XII
Collected by Frank Leighton Harrington, Sr. (1902-1988), Worcester, Massachusetts; bequeathed to Louise Cronin Harrington (1904-2000), Worcester, Massachusetts, 1988; given to present collection, 1991.
Breen 16 Noe 4-5
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