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    1783 Chalmers Shilling, Fine 15
    Short Worm, W-1785

    1783 SHLNG Chalmers Shilling, Short Worm Fine 15 NGC. Breen-1011, W-1785, High R.4. Maryland silversmith John Chalmers struck a series of very scarce to very rare silver issues, ostensibly to ride the region of cut and worn-out Spanish-American coin. The meaning of his enigmatic and original motifs have long been debated by numismatists. The present stone-gray and walnut-brow example was struck somewhat off center toward 2 o'clock. Marks are minimal and the peripheral legends are bold. Listed on page 51 of the 2015 Guide Book.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2AUU, PCGS# 596)


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    August, 2014
    5th-9th Tuesday-Saturday
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