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Coins of England : Charles II (Currency)

S Numbers refer to Spink's  Coins of England and the United Kingdom, 42nd ed., (2007)
P Numbers refer to Peck's  English Copper, Tin and Bronze Coins in the British Museum 1558-1958, 2nd ed., (1964)
M Numbers refer to Montagu's  Copper, Tin and Bronze Coinage and Patterns for Coins of England, 2nd ed., (1893)

O: Obverse | R: Reverse | E: Edge Click Images to View Coin Details
S3394 Currency Farthing (Copper): (1672-1679)
O  Bust of Charles II laureate and cuirassed left. Short hair with wreath tied with a riband which has the two loose ends roughly parallel to the neck and shoulder line. Legend break between A and CAROLO. Toothed border.
CAROLVS · A · CAROLO
R  Britannia in loosely fitting drapery, seated left on globe, right leg bare below the knee and forward across the left. Drapery hangs from her right shoulder and upright arm. Her right hand is raised almost vertically and holding a spray of leaves. At her left side is an ornamented oval shield having on it the crosses of St George (upright) and St Andrew (diagonal). Her left hand rests on the shield and clasps a long spear that rests in the crook of her arm and which extends down to the double exergue line, date below. Toothed border.
BRITAN NIA · date
E  Plain
Approximate value in the condition shown (VF) $25.00
P0528__0 Farthing, Currency Farthing in Copper of Charles II
S3395 Currency Farthing (Tin): (1684-1685)
O  Bust of Charles II laureate and cuirassed left. Short hair with wreath tied with a riband which has the two loose ends roughly parallel to the neck and shoulder line. Legend break between A and CAROLO. Toothed border (teeth longer than the copper issue) with a square plug of copper through the center of the coin.
CAROLVS · A · CAROLO
R  Britannia in loosely fitting drapery, seated left on globe, right leg bare below the knee and forward across the left. Drapery hangs from her right shoulder and upright arm. Her right hand is raised almost vertically and holding a spray of leaves. At her left side is an ornamented oval shield having on it the crosses of St George (upright) and St Andrew (diagonal). Her left hand rests on the shield and clasps a long spear that rests in the crook of her arm and which extends down to the double exergue line, date on edge. Toothed border.
BRITAN NIA ·
E  NVMMORVM FAMVLVS date with various stops
Approximate value in the condition shown (NEF) $2850.00
S3395__0 Farthing, Currency Farthing in Tin of Charles II

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