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Charles II (1660-85), Crown, 1671, extremely fine

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Charles II (1660-85), Crown, 1671, third bust right, toothed border both sides, legend surrounding, CAROLVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, interlinked pairs of Cs in angles, garter star…
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Charles II (1660-85), Crown, 1671, third bust right, toothed border both sides, legend surrounding, CAROLVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, interlinked pairs of Cs in angles, garter star at centre, date either side of top crown, eight strings to Irish harp, reads MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX. Edge inscribed in raised letters, DECVS ET TVTAMEN ANNO REGNI VICESIMO TERTIO (S.3358; ESC.43; Bull 386). An impressive example, some mint bloom especially on reverse. Striking portrait. Definition in the hair noticeably precise. Rare in this condition, extremely fine for issue and probably about as struck.

Specification

Period1660 - 1685
Date1671
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Crowns

Coin Ruler

Charles II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Silver

ReferencesS.3358; ESC.43; Bull 386

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