George II (1727-60), Crown, 1750, Older bust, VICESIMO QVARTO Edge

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George II (1727-60), Crown, 1750, older laureate and draped bust left, toothed borders surrounding both sides, legend reads GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, eight strings to Irish…
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Description

George II (1727-60), Crown, 1750, older laureate and draped bust left, toothed borders surrounding both sides, legend reads GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, eight strings to Irish harp, garter star at centre, date either side of top crown, legend and surrounds 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 VICESIMO QVARTO (S.3690; ESC.127; Bull 1670).

A fully struck up example of a scarcer year within the series. Small scratch on Kings face, otherwise clear fields, striations and depth to hair uncharacteristically precise for the type. Dusky tenebrous toning with underlying mint bloom. Uncirculated.

Specification

Period 1727 - 1760
Date 1750
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Crowns

Coin Ruler

George II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Silver

References S.3690; ESC.127; Bull 1670

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