George I (1714-27), Shilling, 1724, Welsh Copper Company issue

Item Reference: C212010581 Sold Share
George I (1714-27), Shilling, 1724, second laureate and draped bust right, W.C.C [Welsh Copper Company] below, legend surrounding GEORGIVS. DG MBR FR ET HIB REX. FD. Rev, crowned cruciform shields,…
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Description

George I (1714-27), Shilling, 1724, second laureate and draped bust right, W.C.C [Welsh Copper Company] below, legend surrounding GEORGIVS. DG MBR FR ET HIB REX. FD. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, incorporating Hanoverian coat of arms, interlinked pairs of Cs and Welsh plumes in angles, garter star at centre, date flanking top crown, legend reads BRVN ET L DVX SRIATH ET EL (S.3650; Bull.1595; ESC.1182: R2).

Blue-grey toning, portrait well struck with a clear depiction of the W.C.C insignia, all the major striations of King’s hair and lower bust pleasing, some flecking and surface markings; legends quickly legible. About very fine for type, reverse exhibiting signs of a mount that has been removed, very rare.

Specification

Period 1714 - 1727
Date 1724
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Shillings

Coin Ruler

George I

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

WCC

References S.3650; Bull.1595; ESC.1182: R2

Provenance

Grantham coins, 1983

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