George I (1714-27), Crown, 1716, Roses and Plumes, Secvndo edge

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George I (1714-27), Crown, 1716, Roses and Plumes, laureate and draped bust right, toothed border surrounding both sides, reads GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX FD. Rev,…
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Description

George I (1714-27), Crown, 1716, Roses and Plumes, laureate and draped bust right, toothed border surrounding both sides, reads GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX FD. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, roses and plumes in alternate angles, eleven strings to Irish harp, surrounding legend BRVN ET LDVX SRIATH ET EL, edge inscription DECVS ET TVTAMEN ANNO REGNI SECVNDO (S.3639; ESC. 110; BULL 1540; Scarce).

Lightly toned with underlying hints of lustre, minimal surface markings, a few unobtrusive nicks, fields clear for the most part. Slight rim bruises at 12 and 6 o’clock, potentially a collar shift. Reverse, mottled and well struck slight metal recess below top crown. Near extremely fine, a scarcer type.

Specification

Period 1714 - 1727
Date 1716
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Crowns

Coin Ruler

George I

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Silver

References S.3639; ESC. 110; BULL 1540; Scarce

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