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Commonwealth Sixpence, 1660, very rare

Price £1,950

Commonwealth Sixpence, 1660, very rare

Commonwealth (1649-60), Sixpence, 1660, English shield within laurel and palm branches, initial mark anchor, legends in English surrounding, outer beaded circle both sides, rev. shields of England and Ireland, with value above, all within beaded circle, date and legend surrounding, 2.70g. (ESC 1497 R3; N.2727; S.3220).

A couple of small flan splits, creased and straightened, weak in parts, about very fine and very rare, ex Alfred Bole, 29th September 2010, lot 1647