PCGS grade. Ex. George Bauer (1945) Sold by David Akers Numismatics Oct '97 Price realized $2640
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" Silver coins are known in the following denominations and varieties:
Massachusetts "Pine Tree" Large Planchet Shillings include the following die varieties:
Noe 4 - Mint alteration of Noe 10 per Breen
Noe 8 - Scarce
Sources and/or recommended reading:
Noe, S. P. (1943). The silver coinage of Massachusetts. New York, NY: American Numismatic Society.
Noe Plate Coin
F.C.C. Boyd Collection - John J. Ford, Jr. Collection - Stack’s 10/2005:74, $43,125 - Stack’s/Bowers 8/2013:4001, $76,375
Louis Eliasberg, Sr. - Bowers & Merena 5/1996:7, $16,500
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