Numismatics
Maker: Robert Sanderson, American, born England, 1608–1693
Maker: John Hull, American, born England, 1624–1683

Oak Tree Sixpence

1660–67

Silver

2.16 g, 12:00, 21.2 mm
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1361
Culture: 
American
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Boston, Massachusetts, North America
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York, to 1930; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Barbara M. Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward, eds., Silver in American Life: Selections from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1979), 11, 58–59, no. 15c, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.