James II, Tin Farthing, 1685

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James II (1685-1688), Tin Farthing, 1685, copper plug at centre, laureate and cuirassed bust right, rev Britannia seated on globe with spear, shield and spray of leaves, plain exergue, edge…
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Description

James II (1685-1688), Tin Farthing, 1685, copper plug at centre, laureate and cuirassed bust right, rev Britannia seated on globe with spear, shield and spray of leaves, plain exergue, edge inscribed and dated in raised letters, NVMMORVM FAMVLVS*1685* (Peck 549 EXR; S.3420).

Some light surface marks and a little corrosion in places, edge nicks on reverse, with some residual lustre, otherwise a bold very fine and extremely rare.

Ex M Burrows collection, Sotheby, 11th January 1978, lot 352 (part).
Colin Cooke collection, Colin Cooke Ltd Manchester, 12th May 2006, lot 680.
An Old Collection of British Farthings, Baldwin Auction 77, 27th September 2012, lot 2637

Specification

Period1685 - 1688 AD
Date1685
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Farthings

Coin Ruler

James II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Tin

ReferencesS.3420

Provenance

Ex M Burrows collection, Sotheby, 11th January 1978, lot 352 (part).
Colin Cooke collection, Colin Cooke Ltd Manchester, 12th May 2006, lot 680.
An Old Collection of British Farthings, Baldwin Auction 77, 27th September 2012, lot 2637

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