Massachusetts Pine Tree Three Pence

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




Overall: 11/16 in. (1.7 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



Object Name


Research Area

Numismatics: World Currency

Not on view


obv: MASATHUSETS[around pine tree] rev: NEWENGLAND / 1652 / III

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

History 5.14, Americas: From Invasion to Independence, Ernesto Mercado-Montero and Paul Musselwhite, Fall 2023


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 48

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