CHARLES II HAMMERED SILVER HALFCROWN, THIRD ISSUE

CHARLES II HAMMERED SILVER HALFCROWN, THIRD ISSUE

Code: 10682

£1,250.00
 

Charles II silver Hammered Halfcrown of Thirty Pence
Third hammered issue (1661-62).
Mintmark Crown, (both sides).
Obverse: Crowned bust facing left, value XXX in field behind, with Latin legend and toothed borders surrounding: CAROLVS. II. D: G: MAG: BR: FR: ET. HIB: REX.
Reverse: Long cross fourchée over quartered shield of arms, with Latin legend and toothed borders surrounding: .CHRISTO. AVSPICE. REGNO.
Bull 302; cf.ESC 456; N.2761; S.3321.
15.20 grams.
Lustrous with a pleasing tone, especially on the obverse, showing a pleasing depiction of the king, for this usually weakly struck issue, good very fine for the issue.