Commonwealth Silver Shilling, 1656
Obverse: English shield within laurel and palm frond, mint mark sun (on obverse only), with English legend surrounding: THE COMMONWEALTH. OF. ENGLAND
Reverse: English and Irish shields, value .XII. above, date 1656 at top, with beaded circle and legend surrounding: .GOD. WITH. VS.
S.3217; N.2724; ESC 150.
6.1 grams, 31 mm I diameter.
A bold good very fine for the issue, with a pleasing old cabinet tone. Scarcer date of this short series.
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