Charles II (1660-85) Halfcrown, Hammered third Issue, (c.1660-62)

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Charles II (1660-1685), Halfcrown, third hammered issue, struck 1662, mintmark crown both sides, crowned and draped bust left, legend surrounds CAROLVS II DG MAG BR FR ET HIB REX, XXX…
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Description

Charles II (1660-1685), Halfcrown, third hammered issue, struck 1662, mintmark crown both sides, crowned and draped bust left, legend surrounds CAROLVS II DG MAG BR FR ET HIB REX, XXX mark of value behind inside beaded linear circle. Long cross fourchée over quartered shield of arms, within inner linear circle, legend commences CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO, 14.21g (S.3321; N. 2761).

Some annealing flaws in the strike, great detail to the crown and lower part of Kings portrait. Very fine, for a notoriously poorly struck issue.

Specification

Period1660 - 1685
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Halfcrown

Coin Ruler

Charles II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Silver

ReferencesS.3321; N. 2761
Weight14.21 g

Provenance

Ex Baldwin’s Auction 101 – Lot 3283 (28th September 2016)

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