James II, Tin Farthing, 1687

Item Reference: C145JM056086 Sold Share
James II (1685-1688), Tin Farthing, 1687, copper plug at centre, laureate and draped 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, 1687, copper plug at centre, laureate and draped 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*1687* last stop is pierced mullet (Peck 559 EXR; S.3421).

With an attractive portrait, a few tiny nicks, blotchy tone on reverse, otherwise pleasing, almost extremely fine and extremely rare.

ex Colin Cooke collection, Colin Cooke Ltd Manchester, 12th May 2006, lot 668. An Old Collection of British Farthings, Baldwin Auction 77, 27th September 2012, lot 2641

Specification

Period1685 - 1688 AD
Date1687
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Farthings

Coin Ruler

James II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Tin

ReferencesS.3421

Provenance

ex Colin Cooke collection, Colin Cooke Ltd Manchester, 12th May 2006, lot 668. An Old Collection of British Farthings, Baldwin Auction 77, 27th September 2012, lot 2641

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