George II (1727-60) Crown, 1736, AU58

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George II (1727-60), Crown, 1736, Roses and Plumes, young laureate and draped bust left, toothed border surrounding both sides , legend commences GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields,…
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Description

George II (1727-60), Crown, 1736, Roses and Plumes, young laureate and draped bust left, toothed border surrounding both sides , legend commences GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, twelve strings to Irish harp, garter star at centre, roses and plumes in alternate 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 NONO (S.3686; ESC. 121; Bull 1664, Scarce).

Darkly toned, some toning spots in the obverse with few adjustments marks, minimal surface markings, free from nicks or pitting. The portrait showing high relief in the ridges of the Kings hair. Rev, hairline precision in the coat of arms complimented by lustrous fields. Extremely fine, scarce.

Specification

Period 1727 - 1760
Date 1736
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Crowns

Coin Ruler

George II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Silver

References S.3686; ESC. 121; Bull 1664, Scarce

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