The Collection of Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals formed by Major John Crooks

Date of Auction: 14th June 2017

Sold for £1,300

Estimate: £600 - £800

British Coins, WORLD COINS, British Coins, Commonwealth, Shilling, 1657, mm. sun on obv. only, 5.80g/7h (ESC 158; N 2724; S 3217). Good fine, extremely rare £600-800


Although the last digit of the date is only partly legible, the reverse appears to be from the same die as a specimen previously offered in these rooms (4 December 2013, lot 2356), which shows the 7 clearly