George II (1727-60), Shilling, 1737, Roses and Plumes type

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George II (1727-60), Shilling, 1737, Roses and Plumes, young laureate bust left, toothed border both sides, legend surrounding GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, eight strings to Irish…
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Description

George II (1727-60), Shilling, 1737, Roses and Plumes, young laureate bust left, toothed border both sides, legend surrounding GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, eight strings to Irish harp, roses and plumes struck in alternate angles, central garter star, date flanking top crown, reads M.B.F. ET. H. REX. F.D. B.ET. L. D. S. R. I. A. T ET. E. edge, obliquely milled (S. 3700; Bull. 1711; ESC. 1200).

A well balanced example with the outer beading visible, some light flecking on obverse. Striking detail on the obverse in the bust and King’s portrait, with an excellent reverse, fully detailed and bold. Good extremely fine, about as struck. Graded and encapsulated by NGC as mint state 62.

Specification

Period 1727 - 1760
Date 1737
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Shillings

Coin Ruler

George II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Tower mint

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