Charles II Hammered Issue Unite with mark of value

Item Reference: C190002978 Sold Share
Charles II (1660-85) Unite of twenty shillings, second hammered issue (1661-62), laureate and draped bust facing left, mark of value XX behind in field, , initial mark crown on obverse…
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Description

Charles II (1660-85) Unite of twenty shillings, second hammered issue (1661-62), laureate and draped bust facing left, mark of value XX behind in field, , initial mark crown on obverse only. Legend reads CAROLVS. II. D. G. MAG. BRIT. FRAN. ET. HIB. REX, Rev. crowned quartered shield of arms, C to left, R to right. Legend surrounds FLORENT. CONCORDIA. REGNA, 8.88g (Schneider Type II – 02/
R2; N.2754; S.3304; Fr.276; KM.416).

Near extremely fine for issue, with a pronounced original reddish tone.

Ex Michael S. Tallent Collection (Stack’s, 24 April 2008, lot 138).
Ex Davissons Auction 27 (17 September 2008) lot 6
Ex Davissons Auction 33 (30 January 2014) lot 14

Specification

Period 1660 - 1685 AD
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Unites

Coin Ruler

Charles II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Gold

Mint Mark

Second hammered issue

References Schneider Type II – 02/ R2; N.2754; S.3304; Fr.276; KM.416
Weight 8.88 g

Provenance

Ex Michael S. Tallent Collection (Stack’s, 24 April 2008, lot 138).
Ex Davissons Auction 27 (17 September 2008) lot 6
Ex Davissons Auction 33 (30 January 2014) lot 14

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