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George II (1727-60), Crown, 1732, Roses and Plumes, young head, Sexto edge

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George II (1727-60), Crown, 1732, Roses and Plumes, young laureate and draped bust left, toothed border surrounding both sides, legend surrounds GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, ten…
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Description

George II (1727-60), Crown, 1732, Roses and Plumes, young laureate and draped bust left, toothed border surrounding both sides, legend surrounds GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, ten strings to Irish harp, garter star at centre, roses and plumes in alternating angles, date flanking top crown, legend reads, M. B. F. ET. H. REX. F. D. B. ET. L. D. S. R. I. A. T. ET. E., edge inscription DECVS ET TVTAMEN ANNO REGNI SEXTO (S.3686; ESC 117: R; Bull 1660).

Struck on an irregular and broad flan which is usual for the issue, even and rich cabinet toning. Some adjustment marks in the Kings portrait with a nick, clear fields, all the essential detail within the hair in place. Reverse superb, each coat of arms boasting clarity and precision. Extremely fine, pleasing and rare.

Specification

Period 1727 - 1760
Date 1732
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Crowns

Coin Ruler

George II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Silver

References S.3686; ESC 117: R; Bull 1660

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