Commonwealth (1649-1660) Pattern Halfcrown
|Ref 35/8||Price £20,000.00|
Wt. 15.9g., 1651, m.m. sun, by Blondeau, shield of England within palm and laurel wreath, THE COMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND, rev. conjoined shields of England and Ireland, II.VI, mark of value above, GOD WITH VS, edge IN. THE. THIRD. YEARE. OF. FREEDOME. BY.GODS.BLESSING.RESTORED. 1651, ESC 62 [R3]; N.2731, housed in a NGC holder, MS63, rarer edge legend, with attractive golden tone and lustre, very rare,
Ex. The Tisbury Collection, Spink Auction, 25/26 September 2017 (810), purchased Baldwins, 3 June 1986. £1400.
EF - unc