Massachusetts Pine Tree Shilling

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




Overall: 7/8 in. (2.3 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



Object Name


Research Area

Numismatics: World Currency

On view


obv: MASATHUSETS.IN.[around pine tree] rev: NEWENGLAND.AN.DO / 1652 / XII

Exhibition History

Money Talks: Roman Coinage in Global, Historical Context, Classical Studies 11, Professor Roberta Stewart, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 2, 2022-.


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 61

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