Charles II (1660-85), 1681 Halfcrown, fourth bust

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Charles II (1660-85), Halfcrown, 1681, fourth laureate and draped bust right, legend surrounding CAROLVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs in angles, garter star at centre, seven…
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Charles II (1660-85), Halfcrown, 1681, fourth laureate and draped bust right, legend surrounding CAROLVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs in angles, garter star at centre, seven strings to harp, date either side of top crown, reads MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX, edge inscribed DECVS ET TVTAMEN ANNO REGNI TRICESIMO TERTIO (S.3367; ESC.486). Collar shift during strike on edge inscription between Anno – Regni, resulting in excess metal shifting into the reverse fi eld by the French arms. Near very fine, rare.

Ex H. M. Lingford, with original ticket in his hand, accompanied also by a second ticket.

Specification

Period1660 - 1685
Date1681
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Halfcrown

Coin Ruler

Charles II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Tower

Provenance

Ex H. M. Lingford, with original ticket in his hand, accompanied also by a second ticket.

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