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Charles II, Halfcrown 1670, third bust

Price £2,750

Charles II, Halfcrown 1670, third bust

Charles II (1660-1685), Halfcrown, 1670, third laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated VICESIMO SECUNDO (ESC.467; S.3365).

Pleasing tone, small dark obverse metal flaw behind wreath, a softly struck good very fine / nearly extremely fine.


ex H M Lingford Collection, purchased by A H Baldwin 1951, off the market therefore for over 60 years.