Charles II, Sixpence, first hammered issue

Item Reference: C190012196 Sold Share
Charles II (1660-85), Sixpence, first hammered issue, initial mark crown, crowned bust left, toothed border surrounding both sides, legend reads CAROLVS II DG MAG BRIT FRAN ET HIB REX. Rev,…
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Description

Charles II (1660-85), Sixpence, first hammered issue, initial mark crown, crowned bust left, toothed border surrounding both sides, legend reads CAROLVS II DG MAG BRIT FRAN ET HIB REX. Rev, long cross fourchee over quartered shield of arms, reading CHRISTO. AVSPICE REGNO, 2.95g (S.3309; N.2765; Bull. 274; ESC 1507).

Evenly toned on a fully circular flan, legends legible both sides. Extremely fine for this notoriously weakly struck issue, with an impressive detail in the Kings bust and hair. Rare.

Specification

Period 1660 - 1685
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Sixpences

Coin Ruler

Charles II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Silver

References S.3309; N.2765; Bull. 274; ESC 1507
Weight 2.95 g

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