Charles II (1660-85),1672 Crown, Third Bust, Vicesimo Quarto Edge

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Charles II (1660-85), Crown, 1672, 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, 1672, 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, seven strings to Irish harp, reads MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX. Edge inscribed in raised letters, DECVS ET TVTAMEN ANNO REGNI VICESIMO QUARTO (S.3358; ESC.45; Bull 388).

A superlative example. Subtle cabinet toning, very rarely seen in this high grade, well preserved. An arresting portrait, much eye appeal. Good extremely fine. A top tier specimen, displaying all of the nuances and refinement of the third bust. Thus, rare.

Specification

Period1660 - 1685
Date1672
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Crowns

Coin Ruler

Charles II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Silver

ReferencesS.3358; ESC.45; Bull 388

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