James II (1685-88), Two Guineas, 1687, Good Extremely Fine

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James II (1685-88), Two Guineas, 1687, laureate head left, latin legend and toothed border surrounding, IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, emblematic sceptres in angles, eight harp strings,…
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Description

James II (1685-88), Two Guineas, 1687, laureate head left, latin legend and toothed border surrounding, IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, emblematic sceptres in angles, eight harp strings, legend reads MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX, 16.60g (S.3399; Schneider 454; MCE 121; EGC.318: Rare).

Lustrous rich toning, superb definition in the Kings hair showing up all the ridges and striations, fields clear and free from the usual pitting or surface wear. Rev, reflective fields with prooflike elements, again boasting clear fields with a cameo affect around the periphery. Good extremely fine, practically as struck, rare.

Specification

Period 1685 - 1688
Date 1687
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Guineas

Coin Ruler

James II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Gold

References S.3399; Schneider 454; MCE 121; EGC.318

Provenance

Previously (perhaps conservatively) encapsulated and graded as Mint state 61 by NGC with the original ID slip. 6133240-

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