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Broad XX Shilling, Cromwell

Obv: 1653 · GOD · WITH · US · around a beaded circle enclosing two shields with · XX · above Rev: THE COMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND · * · around an open wreath containing a heraldic shield Edge: plain

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse

1653

Mint

England

Accession Number

2004.1283

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins