Cecil Calvert became the second Lord of Baltimore after the death of his father, and he claimed the right to make coinage for the colony. In 1659 he ordered Penny (Denarium) shillings, sixpences and Groats (four-penny pieces) from the Royal Mint in London.
The coins bear his portrait on the obverse and his family coat of arms on the reverse.
Penny Copper (Denarium) (6 known) $150,000 AU
Fourpence $2,000 Good
Sixpence $1,600 Good
Shilling $2,000 Good
1659 Sixpence Lord Baltimore
1659 Shilling Lord Baltimore
1659 4pence Lord Baltimore Fourpence "Groat"
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