James II (1685-88), Crown, 1687, second bust

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James II (1685-88), Crown, 1687, second laureate and draped bust left, toothed borders both sides, legend surrounds IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, date…
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Description

James II (1685-88), Crown, 1687, second laureate and draped bust left, toothed borders both sides, legend surrounds IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, date flanking top crown, six strings to Irish harp, reads MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX, edge inscribed +DECVS ET TVTAMEN ANNO REGNI TERTIO (S.3407; ESC.78; Bull 743).

Light golden toning with some traces of mint lustre, haymarking both sides synonymous with the type. A well struck up portrait with some definition to the hair above the forehead, the known weak area on this type, mild adjustment marks. Near extremely fine.

Specification

Period 1685 - 1688
Date 1687
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Crowns

Coin Ruler

James II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Tower

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