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Auction: 18025 - The Pywell-Phillips Collection of English Milled Silver and Copper Coins
Lot: 278

George I (1714-27), Shilling, 1726, second bust, w.c.c. below, rev. alternating plumes and overlapping c's in angles, (ESC 1604 [R2] {1187}; S.3650), toned, good fine, very rare

For four consecutive years of issue beginning in 1723, bullion supplied by the Welsh Copper Company to the Royal mint was recognised in the final coin design through the addition of the company initials beneath the King's bust, and incorporation of an interlocking cypher and plumes in alternate quarters of the reverse

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