Commonwealth of England, 1649-1660

Initial mark Sun. Shield of Saint George within a wreath of palm and laurel branches; reverse, conjoined (side-by-side) shields of Saint George and Ireland, denomination “XX” (20 shillings) immediately above, the date above at start of surrounding legend GOD WITH VS.

A highly lustrous and detailed example of the largest gold coin issued by England’s only republic, the interregnum between the two kings named Charles.