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George II (1727-60), Halfcrown, 1732, young head

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George II (1727-60), Halfcrown, 1732, young laureate and draped bust left, legend surrounding GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, roses and plumes in alternate angles, garter star at…
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Description

George II (1727-60), Halfcrown, 1732, young laureate and draped bust left, legend surrounding GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, roses and plumes in alternate angles, garter star at centre, date flanking top crown, legend reads MBFET HREX FDB ETL D SRI ATETE , edge inscription DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI SEXTO (S.3692; ESC. 596; Bull 1675).

Nicely toned, some adjustment marks, a few unobtrusive nicks, portrait struck with an impressive clarity, some die breaks to the right of the bust. Toning patch in the eastern field of obverse around the GR of Gratia. Reverse superb with the exception of some adjustment marks mainly around the garter star. Good extremely fine, a well preserved example.

Specification

Period 1727 - 1760
Date 1732
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Halfcrown

Coin Ruler

George II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Silver

References S.3692; ESC. 596; Bull 1675

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