Charles II, Farthing, 1672

Item Reference: C145JG056080 In Stock Share
Charles II (1660-85), Farthing, 1672, short haired laureate and cuirassed bust left, no obverse stops, CAROLVS A CAROLO, rev Britannia seated on globe with spear, shield and spray of leaves,…
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Description

Charles II (1660-85), Farthing, 1672, short haired laureate and cuirassed bust left, no obverse stops, CAROLVS A CAROLO, rev Britannia seated on globe with spear, shield and spray of leaves, date below in exergue (Peck 520; S.3394).

Toned, small flan flaw below chin of portrait and hairline die flaw from throat through hair, otherwise a bold very fine with a hint of lustre and rare.

ex Geoffrey Kay collection, Spink auction 63, 28 March 1988, lot 60. Colin Cooke collection, Colin Cooke Ltd Manchester, 12th May 2006, lot 746. An Old Collection of British Farthings, Baldwin Auction 77, 27th September 2012, lot 2622.

Specification

Period1660 - 1685 AD
Date1672
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Farthings

Coin Ruler

Charles II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Copper

ReferencesS.3394

Provenance

ex Geoffrey Kay collection, Spink auction 63, 28 March 1988, lot 60. Colin Cooke collection, Colin Cooke Ltd Manchester, 12th May 2006, lot 746. An Old Collection of British Farthings, Baldwin Auction 77, 27th September 2012, lot 2622.

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