COMMONWEALTH 1653 HALFCROWN
Commonwealth silver Half Crown, 1653,
Obverse: English shield within laurel and palm branch, with legends in English language: .THE. COMMONWEALTH. OF. ENGLAND. mintmark Sun.
Reverse:English and Irish shields, value .II. VI. above, beaded circle and legend surrounding, with the date at top: GOD. WITH. VS.
S.3215, N. 2722
A bold very fine or better, struck on a large round full flan.
14.9 grams, 36 mm in diameter.
Provenance: Ex. Spink Numismatic Circular, September 2006 ( with this ticket )