George II (1727-60), Halfcrown, 1743, Roses. D. Septimo

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George II (1727-60), Halfcrown, 1743, old draped laureate bust left, outer toothed border both sides, legend surrounding GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, roses in angles, garter star…
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Description

George II (1727-60), Halfcrown, 1743, old draped laureate bust left, outer toothed border both sides, legend surrounding GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, roses in angles, garter star at centre, date flanking top crown, reads M.B.FE. ET. H. REX. F.D. B.ET. L. D. S. R. I. A. T ET. E., edge inscription DECVS ET TVTAMEN ANNO REGNI DECIMO SEPTIMO (S.3694; Bull.1684; ESC.603a).

Lightly toned with underlying mint bloom around the legends, the portrait showing especially strong details in the ridges and striations of the King’s hair, some toning spots, few unobtrusive nicks. Rev, reflective surfaces, struck with fresh dies, maroon toning. Good extremely fine. Graded and encapsulated by NGC as MS63+.

Ex. Mildenhall Collection

Specification

Period 1727 - 1760
Date 1743
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Halfcrowns

Coin Ruler

George II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Tower – D. Septimo

References S.3694; Bull.1684; ESC.603a

Provenance

Ex. Mildenhall Collection

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