Colonials : Massachusetts Silver Coins : Massachusetts "Willow Tree" Silver Coins

Obverse of 1652 Willow Tree Shilling Reverse of 1652 Willow Tree Shilling

   Noe 1-A
   Noe 2-A
   Noe 2-B
   Noe 3-C
   Noe 3-D
   Noe 3-E

   Noe 1-A

   Noe 1-A

Significant examples:
In the February 2005 issue of NUMISMATIST (page 63), William Anton offered a Willow Tree Shilling for $750,000.00, describing it as follows: "Full round planchet, size of a half dollar, fully struck up Willow Tree, full complete struck up date and with no defects whatsoever.  Super Gem Uncirculated."

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The Silver Coinage of Massachusetts" by Sydney P. Noe (out of print)