James II Gold Guinea, 1687/6
Obverse: Second laureate head facing left, with Latin legend surrounding; IACOBVS.II. DEI.GRATIA,
Reverse: Crowned cruciform shields, sceptres in angles, date either side of the top crown, Latin legend surrounding;MAG. BR. FRA. ET. HIB REX.
S.3402, No example present in the famous Schneider collection
8.3 grams, 25 mm in diameter.
Practically extremely fine with a good amount of lusture still present within the detail, a better strike than usual for this issue with a very pleasing bold portrait, the over date extremely scarce.
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