Pine Tree Shillings are some of the first coins ever struck in America for use in the Colonies. Prior to their striking, the only coins available for commerce were foreign coins already in the Colonies.
- PCGS Population of 28 coins at this grade level with 45 graded higher.
- Graded as XF-45 by PCGS authenticates and protects the condition of the coin. Well struck and well-centered, it is an amazing example of colonial craftsmanship.
- Pine Tree Shillings were struck from hand-made dies making the characteristics of each coin distinctive from coins struck from other dies.
- The Pine Tree coins were struck using English denominations as their model.
- They were struck in 3 Pence, 6 Pence and Shillings and made of Silver.
- Large Planchets (27-31 mm) and then in smaller planchets (22-26 mm) later to more conform to the circulating English coins.
- A beautiful representative piece of an early historic US coin. This coin was struck for circulation 80 years before George Washington was even born!
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* Population of 22 coins per PCGS as of April 5, 2016.