Estimated grade. Ex. George Bauer (1945) Sold by David Akers Numismatics Oct '97 Price realized $825
In 1652, John Hull began striking silver coins bearing an image of a pine tree on the obverse and the date and denomination on the reverse. This design followed Hull's "Oak Tree" design.
Massachusetts "Pine Tree" Sixpence consist of the following die varieties:
Sources and/or recommended reading:
Noe, S. P. (1943). The silver coinage of Massachusetts. New York, NY: American Numismatic Society.
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