Charles II (1660-85), Crown, 1662, First Bust, Rose below

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Charles II (1660-85), Crown, 1662, first laureate and draped bust right, toothed border both sides, rose below, legend surrounding, CAROLVS II DEI GRA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, interlinked pairs of…
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Charles II (1660-85), Crown, 1662, first laureate and draped bust right, toothed border both sides, rose below, legend surrounding, CAROLVS II DEI GRA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, interlinked pairs of Cs in angles, garter star at centre, date either side of top crown, MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX. Edge inscribed in raised letters, with wide spacing DECVS ET TVTAMEN (S.3350; ESC.15; Bull 339).

Slightly mottled toning, a comprehensive example of the first bust and first year of issue Crowns. Good very fine, some parts nearer to extremely fine, with the normal weakness in part of the hair.

Specification

Period1660 - 1685
Date1662
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Crowns

Coin Ruler

Charles II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Silver

ReferencesS.3350; ESC.15; Bull 339

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