George I (1714-27), Crown, 1716, Roses & Plumes

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George I (1714-27), Crown, 1716, laureate and draped bust right, toothed borders both sides, legend surrounding, GEORGIVS DG M BR FR ET HIB REX FD. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, eleven…
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Description

George I (1714-27), Crown, 1716, laureate and draped bust right, toothed borders both sides, legend surrounding, GEORGIVS DG M BR FR ET HIB REX FD. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, eleven strings to Irish harp, central garter star, roses and plumes in alternate angles, date flanking top crown, legend reads, BRVN ET L DVX SRIATH ET EL, edge inscription reads DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI SECVNDO (S.3639; Bull.1540; ESC 110).

Xanadu coloured toning, with some old mint bloom, little flecking and metal excess metal in places from the initial strike. Portrait and breastplate all well-defined, legends concise both sides. Reverse, crisp and concise, the odd surface marking or nick. Near extremely fine for issue. Scarce.

Specification

Period 1714 - 1727
Date 1716
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Crowns

Coin Ruler

George I

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Tower

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