George I, Halfcrown, 1717

Item Reference: C212014233 Sold Share
George I (1714-27), Halfcrown, 1717, roses and plumes, other toothed borders both sides, laureate and draped bust right, legend reads GEORGIVS DG M BR FR ET HIB REX FD. Rev,…
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Description

George I (1714-27), Halfcrown, 1717, roses and plumes, other toothed borders both sides, laureate and draped bust right, legend reads GEORGIVS DG M BR FR ET HIB REX FD. Rev, crowned cruciform coat of arms, roses and plumes in alternate angles, eight strings to Irish harp, garter star at centre, Z type 1 in date, legend surrounds BRVN ET L DVX SRIATH ET EL, edge inscription +DECVS ET TVTAMEN ANNO REGNI TIRTIO (S.3642; ESC. 589; Bull 1554). Pleasing cabinet toning, some light flecking both sides, fully centred and well struck up on a symmetrical flan with an impressive clarity to the portrait and hair. Some light trivial contact marks, otherwise extremely fine with an underlying mint brilliance, scarce.

Specification

Date 1717
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Halfcrowns

Coin Ruler

George I

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Roses and Plumes

References S.3642; ESC. 589; Bull 1554

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