SHILLINGS - A Partial Type Set of Shillings
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After careful consideration, I have decided to move away from collecting shillings. I enjoy these coins, but I am trying to work on too many different sets. It is time for these gorgeous coins to move on to a new home!

 

Make an offer on anything you want. Shipping will be included, Paypal is accepted but add 3% for fees.

 

1550, shilling, NGC VF-20, King Edward VI, S-2482. Choice, well struck, problem free, original patina. These are hard to find without problems.

 

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1555, shilling, NGC F-15, Phillip and Mary, S-2501. This is a very well centered, well struck example of a very hard to find coin. These are very difficult!

 

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1560, shilling, NGC VF-30, Elizabeth I, S-2555. Typical weak strike is compensated for by gorgeous cabinet toning.

 

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1619-1624, shilling, NGC VF-30, James I, S-2668. Fantastically original, well centered and well struck for the issue. Attractive cabinet toning around the rims.

 

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1652, shilling, NGC VF-30, Commonwealth, ESC-985. Perfectly centered, well, struck, and gorgeously original. These are difficult to find in nice condition.

 

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1689, gunmoney shilling, NGC XF-40, James II, S-6581C (Augsut). These are interesting pieces of history, and not often seen in such nice, problem free condition.

 

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1693, shilling, NGC XF-45, William and Mary, ESC-1076. Original toning highlights this gorgeous beauty. These are very difficult to find in higher grades.

 

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1708, shilling, NGC AU-58, Anne, ESC-1148 (with Plumes). Spectacular toning graces the flawless fields of this shilling. There is just a trace of wear on the highest points - a remarkably well preserved specimen of this popular issue.

 

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1852, shilling, NGC MS-65, Victoria, young head. The obverse of this coin is prooflike, with a normal reverse. Incredibly flashy.

 

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1893, shilling, NGC MS-64, Victoria, Old head. Remarkable old-time original toning highlights lustrous fields on this near-gem. $400

 

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1902, shilling, NGC MS-64, Edward VII. The highlight here is the rainbow toning on this spectacular, difficult piece.

 

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1928, shilling, NGC MS-65, George V. The coin looks like a sunset - orange and gold frame the regal devices. Difficult to find attractively toned.

 

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1953, shilling, NGC MS-65, Elizabeth II, Scottish Crest. Light golden patina.

 

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Thanks for looking, and please make an offer on anything that you are interested in.

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Really wonderful set, sad to see you breaking it up.

 

 

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