Great Britain 1663 shilling
This specimen was lot 2208 in Goldberg sale 81 (Los Angeles, September 2014), where it sold for $493.50. The catalog description noted, "Great Britain. Shilling, 1663. Charles II. First bust. Toned. PCGS graded EF-40." Tho shillings are known from most of Charles' reign, this particular bust was used 1663-69 only. It is rather expensive, even in circulated condition, and the price ascends rapidly with grade.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: S.3371; ESC-1022, KM 418.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Rayner, P. Alan, and Maurice Bull, English Silver Coinage from 1649, 6th Ed., London: Spink & Son, 2015.
- Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Aleeza Brown, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 81: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2014.