CoinWeek: Uncool Coins #2 – 1652 Massachusetts Pine Tree Shilling – 4K Video

Massachusetts silvers are one of the few series of colonial coins that actually circulated as money in the colonies. But many myths and misunderstandings surround this coinage.

In this video, dealer Bill Sanders discusses a fascinating Pine Tree Shilling that he recently picked up. It’s a cool coin, for the most part: it has history, mystery, and was obviously used as real money for a time before the American War of Independence.

But it’s also uncool... to find out why, you’ll have to watch!

This is the second video in CoinWeek's Uncool Coins Series. To view the fantastic story of Julian Liedman's ruined 1850 $20 gold coin, click here.

 


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PCGS-Certified Pine Tree Shilling Coins Currently Available on eBay

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1652 Massachusetts Pine Tree Shilling, Small Planchet, Noe 29, PCGS VF details Current Price: $2500.0
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Ending: 17 days 23 hrs 27 mins
1652 N-30 R-3 PCGS XF Details Sm Planchet Pine Tree Shilling Current Price: $3250.0
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1652 Colonial Pine Tree, Lg Planchet Shilling Genuine (Tooled - VF Details) PCGS Current Price: $2100.0
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Ending: 5 days 21 hrs 52 mins
1652 N-10 R-3 PCGS XF 40 Lg Planchet Pine Tree Shilling Colonial Coin Current Price: $7500.0
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Ending: 15 days 6 hrs 31 mins
1652 PINE TREE SHILLING PCGS MS 64 Current Price: $68300.0
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Ending: 27 days 6 hrs 1 min
1652 PINE TREE SHILLING PCGS MS 61 Current Price: $34200.0
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