Charles II, Tin Farthing, 1684

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Charles II (1660-85), Tin Farthing, , copper plug at centre, laureate and cuirassed bust left, rev Britannia seated on globe with spear, shield and spray of leaves, plain exergue, edge…
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Description

Charles II (1660-85), Tin Farthing, , copper plug at centre, laureate and cuirassed bust left, rev Britannia seated on globe with spear, shield and spray of leaves, plain exergue, edge inscribed and dated in raised letters, with extra pellet stop in inscription, NVMMORVM*.FAMVLVS*1684* (cf.Peck 532; S.3395).

Blotchy tone, with a pleasing portrait, very fine for issue and rare.

ex River Thames Hoard, c.1980 this coin purchased by Roger Shuttlewood, sold to Colin Cooke October 1981. Colin Cooke collection, Colin Cooke Ltd Manchester, 12th May 2006, lot 699. An Old Collection of British Farthings, Baldwin Auction 77, 27th September 2012, lot 2630.

Specification

Period1660 - 1685 AD
Date1684
Coin Group

British

Demonination

Farthings

Coin Ruler

Charles II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Tin

ReferencesS.3395

Provenance

ex River Thames Hoard, c.1980 this coin purchased by Roger Shuttlewood, sold to Colin Cooke October 1981. Colin Cooke collection, Colin Cooke Ltd Manchester, 12th May 2006, lot 699. An Old Collection of British Farthings, Baldwin Auction 77, 27th September 2012, lot 2630.

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