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

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George II (1727-60), Shilling, 1737, Roses and Plumes, young laureate bust left, larger letters in the legends both sides, legend surrounds GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, eight…
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Description

George II (1727-60), Shilling, 1737, Roses and Plumes, young laureate bust left, larger letters in the legends both sides, legend surrounds GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, eight strings to Irish harp, garter star at centre, date flanking top crown, roses and plumes in alternate angles, reads MBF ET H REX FD BET LD SRI AT ET E (S.3700; Bull.1711; ESC.1200).

Lightly toned, some flatness to parts of portrait, fields and legends clear, surface markings in line with the grade. Reverse, some etching and scratching around the garter star. Good fine, an academic representation of the type.

Specification

Period 1727 - 1760
Date 1737
Coin Group

British

Coin Ruler

George II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Roses & Plumes

References S.3700; Bull.1711; ESC.1200

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