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1615-1616 Sommer Islands 6 Pence, Large Porthole PCGS F12 – 1st coins in Redbook-!

$62,500

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Product Description

(1615-6) 6PENCE Sommer Islands Sixpence, Large Portholes PCGS Fine-12. Low Rarity-6. The obverse shows a hog facing left below the denomination, VI, with a beaded circle and outer legend SOMMER ILANDS. The reverse has a westward sailing ship with four large portholes between two rows of closely spaced, studded planking. Nearly 30 examples of this variety are known, and one-third of those are from the Castle Island hoard. The other variety has two wide rows of planking that flanks the four small portholes. The Small Portholes variant is slightly scarce, with a total population of less than 20 pieces in all grades, including seven from the Castle Island hoard.

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