Massachusetts Oak Tree Shilling

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

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1660-1667

Silver

Overall: 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)

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

M.991.3.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Money

Classification

Numismatics: World Currency

Not on view

Inscription

obv: MASATHVSETS[illeg.] [around oak tree] rev: NEWENGLAND.ANDOM. / 1652 / XII

Provenance

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.

Catalogue Raisonne

Breen 16 Noe 4-5

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