Charles II (1660-85), Halfcrown, third hammered issue

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Charles II (1660-85), Halfcrown, third hammered issue (1660-62), crowned bust left, value XXX behind with inner linear circles, mintmark crown both sides, stops either side of obverse mintmark, legend surrounds…
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Description

Charles II (1660-85), Halfcrown, third hammered issue (1660-62), crowned bust left, value XXX behind with inner linear circles, mintmark crown both sides, stops either side of obverse mintmark, legend surrounds CAROLVS II DG MAG BR FR ET HIB REX. Rev, long cross fourchée over quartered shield of arms, CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO surrounds, weight 14.86 (S.3321; N.2761; ESC 456).

Lightly toned, well centred, flan flaws on obverse at 9 o’clock synonymous with the type. A little double struck in places, obverse bold fine to near very fine, reverse very fine for a notoriously weakly struck issue, scarce with an excellent provenance.

Ex. H. M. Lingford, with a supporting ticket in his hand.

Specification

Period 1625 - 1649
Date 1660-62
Coin Group

British

Coin Ruler

Charles I

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Crown/ 3rd Issue

References S.3321; N.2761; ESC 456
Weight 14.86 g

Provenance

Ex H. M. Lingford collection with supporting ticket

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