George II (1727-60), Shilling, 1728, small lettering, plain angles (R2)

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George II (1727-60), Shilling, 1728, young laureate bust left, small letters in the legends both sides, legend surrounds GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, nine strings to Irish…
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Description

George II (1727-60), Shilling, 1728, young laureate bust left, small letters in the legends both sides, legend surrounds GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, nine strings to Irish harp, garter star at centre, date flanking top crown, plain angles, reads MBF ET H REX FD BET LD SRI AT ET E (S.3699; Bull.1698; ESC.1191/R2).

Brightly toned with a couple of metal stress surface markings in line with the grade, legends clear, portrait and Kings armour all well depicted. Reverse, clear legends with a serrated nick in the first quarter. A one year only type within the series, very rare. Fine.

Specification

Period 1727 - 1760
Date 1728
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Shillings

Coin Ruler

George II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

smaller letters in legend type

References S.3699; Bull.1698; ESC.1191/R2

Provenance

Roger Gainer

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