These are reproductions of a silver New England Pine Tree Shilling dating 1652. These pieces are NOT ancient coins. Each coin is stamped 'R' on the coin. Payment methods: Seller accepts money order, personal check (must clear before shipping), and PayPal. Shipping Methods: buyer will pay $2.50 for First Class Maill within the US. For international orders, we use Global Priority Mail for $5.00. Insured mail is not required, but should the buyer choose uninsured, untraceable mail, the seller assumes NO RESPONSIBILITY.