An Unrecorded George II Shilling Overdate – 1747/6 – Gary Oddie

This note presents a previously unnoticed overdate along with a study of the reverse dies used to strike the 1747 shillings. A total of 65 specimens have been tracked down and were struck by 6 different reverse dies.

The overdate has been seen 11 times and is of a similar rarity to the other dies, but just hasn’t been noticed before.

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