Commonwealth (1649-60), silver Halfcrown, 1656, English shield within laurel and palm branch, legends in English language, initial mark sun, THE COMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND, rev. English and Irish shields, value .II.VI. above, beaded circle and legend surrounding, date at top, GOD. WITH. VS., 14.78g (Bull 49; ESC 437; N.2722; S3215). Toned, a little weak in legend in parts, otherwise good very fine, a pleasing example.