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A picture gallery of U.S. colonial coins and tokens

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PineTree_obv_50.jpg (51684 bytes)Pine Tree Shilling
Massachusetts Colony
Dated 1652,
actually struck 1667-1682.
(obverse)

PineTree_rev_50.jpg (52751 bytes)Pine Tree Shilling
Massachusetts Colony
Dated 1652,
actually struck 1667-1682.
(reverse)

StPatrick_obv_50.jpg (52013 bytes)Saint Patrick Farthing
c. 1670-1675
brought to America in 1681.
(obverse)

StPatrick_rev_50.jpg (52938 bytes)Saint Patrick Farthing
c. 1670-1675
brought to America in 1681.
(reverse)

John M. Griffee of Ocala, Florida is writing a book on St. Patrick coinage. He knows of about 900 farthings worldwide of which he has photographs of over 760. There are 150 different varieties of farthings in his collection. The coin pictured here is currently identified as variety B208.0, of which only four other examples are known. Coin owners who would like to help John can call or write as follows:
John M. Griffee, 5612 SW 89th Pl., Ocala, FL 34476 Phone: 352-237-1356. email: StPatrickone@aol.com.

AmerPlantation_obv_50.jpg (56878 bytes)American Plantations Token
1688 (restrike c. 1828)
(obverse)

AmerPlantation_rev_50.jpg (57926 bytes)American Plantations Token
1688 (restrike c. 1828)
(reverse)

RosaAmer_obv_50.jpg (54521 bytes)Rosa Americana Twopence
1722
(obverse)

RosaAmer_rev_50.jpg (53896 bytes)Rosa Americana Twopence
1722
(reverse)

HibHalfP_obv_50.jpg (48763 bytes)Wood's Hibernia Halfpenny
1723
(obverse)
Both the Rosa and the Hibernia were ventures of William Wood, an Englishman with a royal patent to make tokens.

HibHalfP_rev_50.jpg (48486 bytes)Wood's Hibernia Halfpenny
1723
(reverse)