Tag Archive for: Commonwealth of England

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Coin 161 – GOLD UNITE 1650, PCGS MS-63

Commonwealth of England, 1649-1660 S-3208, N-2715 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,…
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Coin 162 – GOLD HALF-UNITE 1650, PCGS MS-63

Commonwealth of England, 1649-1660 S-3210, N-2717 Also called a Double-crown. Initial mark Sun. Design as on the Unite but "X" above the shields on reverse for 10-shillings of value in silver. Very rare. Another spectacular coin made between…
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Coin 163 – GOLD CROWN 1650/49, NGC MS-63+

Commonwealth of England, 1649-1660 S-3212, N-2719 Initial mark Sun. Design as on the Unite and Half-unite but "V" above the shields on reverse for 5-shillings of value in silver. Very rare in this wonderful state of preservation. &…
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Coin 164 – SILVER CROWN 1656/4, NGC MS-62

Commonwealth of England, 1649-1660 S-3214, N-2721 Initial mark Sun. Rare, especially so in this splendid condition. Over-dates are common in this series, reflecting the use of a die having an earlier date overcut by hand to place the new…
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Coin 165 – GOLD PATTERN 50 SHILLINGS 1656, PCGS Proof 63 Cameo

Oliver Cromwell, the Lord Protector, Commonwealth of England, 1653-1658 S-3224, WR-38 Laureate portrait facing left; reverse, crowned shield of the Protectorate, date above. Raised lettered edge claiming Cromwell as the protector (in Latin…
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Coin 166 – GOLD BROAD 1656, PCGS Proof 63+ Cameo

Oliver Cromwell, the Lord Protector, Commonwealth of England, 1653-1658 S-3225, WR-39 Identical design to the 50-shillings coin, this was valued at 20-shillings in silver at issue. Straight-grained edge. Struck from the same obverse and…
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Coin 167 – SILVER CROWN 1658/7, PCGS MS-63+

Oliver Cromwell, the Lord Protector, Commonwealth of England, 1653-1658 S-3226, Laureate portrait facing left; reverse, crowned shield. Boldly struck, showing every detail of the design on each side, reflective luster beneath particularly…