George II (1727-60), Two Guineas, 1740, 40 struck over 39

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George II (1727-60), Two Guineas, 1740, 40 struck over 39, intermediate laureate head left, legend surrounding, GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned quartered shield of arms, incorporating the Arms of…
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Description

George II (1727-60), Two Guineas, 1740, 40 struck over 39, intermediate laureate head left, legend surrounding, GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned quartered shield of arms, incorporating the Arms of Hanover, date flanking crown, M.B.F. ET. HIB. REX. F.D. B. ET. L. D. S.R.I.A.T. ET. E surrounds, edge grained (S.3668; EGC 575; MCE 294).

Toned, somewhat sweated surfaces, otherwise near very fine in the strike, a pleasing example of the type with all the main details visible.

Specification

Period 1727 - 1760
Date 1740
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Two Guineas

Coin Ruler

George II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Gold

Mint Mark

Tower mint

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