1652 Shilling Oak Tree XF45

CERTIFICATION#: 08732786
PCGS#: 20

Owner's Comments

This is a Noe-9 Oak, one of the less common varieties in the series and, to my eye, one of the prettiest, with a neatly balanced design. From Stack's Oct-2005 sale of the Ford Collection, lot 31 - earlier F.C.C. Boyd.

Expert Comments

Ron Guth: Massachusetts "Oak Tree" Shillings include the following die varieties:

Noe 1
Noe 2
Noe 3
Noe 4
Noe 5
Noe 6
Noe 7
Noe 8
Noe 9
Noe 10
Noe 11
Noe 12
Noe 13
Noe 13.3
Noe 13.6
Noe 13.9
Noe 14

Sources and/or recommended reading:
Noe, S. P. (1943).  The silver coinage of Massachusetts.  New York, NY: American Numismatic Society.

Diameter: N/A Designer: N/A Edge: N/A
Mintage: N/A Weight: N/A Metal Content: Other
4
900
6
1,100
1
8
1,400
1
45+
9,500
50+
12,500
53+
15,000
55+
18,000
58+
24,500
60
28,500
62
37,500
1
62+
40,000
63+
55,000
64
75,000
1
64+
100,000
65+
145,000
66
180,000
1

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade

George H. Earle - Henry Chapman 6/1912:1921 - F.C.C. Boyd - John J. Ford, Jr. - Stack's 10/2005:24 - Dwight Manley - Heritage 8/2010:3006, $161,000

2 MS64 PCGS grade  
3 MS63 PCGS grade  
4 MS62 PCGS grade  
5 MS60 PCGS estimated grade