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Sun Mintmark, 1649 thru 1657
Anchor Mintmark, 1658 to 1660
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Copyright NE, 2006

Commonwealth of England and Crowmwell Coins
issued between 1649 and 1660.

SILVER CROWNS as Listed in ESC

ESC Number

Mintmark

Date

Rarity

Varieties / Remarks

REV

OBV

1

Sun

1649

Rare 4

 

 PHOTO

PHOTO

2

 

1649

Rare 5

inverted N in England

see

below

3

 

1651

Rare 4

 

PHOTO

PHOTO

4

 

1652

Rare

small 2 in date

PHOTO

PHOTO

4A

 

1652

Rare 2

large 2 in date

PHOTO

PHOTO

5

 

1652

Rare 3

2 of date over 1

PHOTO

PHOTO

6

 

1653

Normal

 

PHOTO

PHOTO

7

 

1654

Rare 3

 

PHOTO

PHOTO

8

 

1656

Rare 2

 

PHOTO

PHOTO

9

 

1656

Scarce

small 6 of date over 4

PHOTO

PHOTO

9A

 

1656

Rare

large 6 of date over small 6 over 4

PHOTO

PHOTO

10

None

1658

Scarce

first milled crown

PHOTO

PHOTO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An alternative more detailed listing detailing more known varieties not all listed by ESC

Date

ESC Number

Mintmark

Number of Dies

Variety

Picture

1649

1

Sun

1

1649, obverse 1

PHOTO

 

2

 

1

Wire line inner circle and inverted second N in ENGLAND, obverse 2

PHOTO

1651

3

 

1

1651 obverse 3

PHOTO

1652

4

 

1

Large 2, coarse beading

PHOTO

 

 

 

1

Normal 2, wide date, coarse beading

PHOTO

 

 

 

1

Normal 2, narrow date, coarse beading

PHOTO

 

 

 

1

Small 2, narrow date, coarse beading

PHOTO

 

5

 

1

Large 2 of date over 1, fine beading

PHOTO

1653

6

 

Several

Shallow scallops to rev shields, square beading

PHOTO

 

 

 

>3

Deep scallops to rev shields, square beading

PHOTO

 

6A

 

1

Upside down A for V in VS

PHOTO

1654

7

 

1

New obverse design, obverse 4

PHOTO

1656

 

 

1

Small 6s in date, no overdate, 51 obverse  (obverse 3), coarse square beading

PHOTO

 

9

 

1

Small 6 over 4 in date, 9 strings to harp, obverse 4

PHOTO

 

 

 

1

Small 6 over 4 in date, 10 strings to harp,  obverse 4

PHOTO

 

 

 

1

Small 6 over 4 in date, 9 strings to harp, obverse 5

PHOTO

 

 

 

1

Small 6 over 4 in date, 10 strings to harp, obverse 5

PHOTO

 

9A

 

1

Large 6 over small 6 over 4, 9 strings to harp, obverse 5

PHOTO

 

8

 

1

Large 6 no overdate, 9 strings to harp, obverse 5

PHOTO

1660

 

Anchor

Synthesised

Fantasy piece made from a 1652 crown

PHOTO

Relative Rarity

Calculated relative rarity based on ESC data.
Oliver Cromwell

Last updated May 2013

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