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James I Shilling (Odd die axis)


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James I Shilling, superb reverse. Shame about the clipping, an unusual die rotation that has caused the coin to appear rectangular on its obverse!! Spink 2669.

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Again another lovely coin, bit more wear on the head with this one :ninja: It was thought that a monarchs touch would cure illness and was also lucky, so as most people never got a chance to touch the King or Queen of the day they would rub the effirgy on the coin instead ;)

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Thanks for that neighbour! Another bit of knowledge for me to remember, will come in handy.

 

This was a lucky find in a collection I purchased, will continue to list hammereds throughout the week.

 

All the best,

 

Clive.

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