Silver octagonal-shaped seige coin; Denomination: Shilling
Struck in the town of Pontefract
Charles I (1625-1649)

A shiling is a 12 pence coin

Obverse Description

Crown above the letters CR; around, DVM SPIRO SPERO (translation: while I live I hope)

Reverse Description

Castle from right turret of which an arm holding a vertical sword; at left, OBS; above divided by centre turret, PC; below, 1648

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