Charles II (1660-85), gold Half-Guinea, 1670, first laureate head right, legend surrounding, CAROLVS.II. DEI. GRATIA, toothed border around rim both sides, rev. crowned cruciform shields, sceptres in angles, four interlinked Cs at centre, date either side of top crown, MAG. BR. FRA. ET. HIB. REX. (MCE 93; S.3347). Toned extremely fine to good extremely fine, the finest we have encountered of this date, has been slabbed and graded by NGC as MS63.