1652 PINE TREE SHILLING, PINE TR, LG PL, NO PEL AU55
LARGE PLANCHET. WITHOUT PELLETS. CAC.
In 1652, the Dutch colonial city of New Amsterdam, which would later be renamed New York when acquired by the British, the first speed limit was set in the history of North America. This 1652 Pine Tree shilling recalls a law that limited the speed at which one could ride their horse.