George II 1750 Crown MS61

Magnify
George II 1750 Crown MS61

George II (1727-60), silver Crown, 1750, older laureate and draped bust left, GEORGIUS.II. DEI.GRATIA. toothed border around rim both sides, rev. crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, legend M.B.F.ET.H. REX. F.D.B. ET.L.D.S.R.I.A.T ET.E. edge inscribed in raised letters .DECVS. ET. TVTAMEN. ANNO REGNI. VICESIMO QVARTO, weight 30.08g (Bull 1670; ESC 127; S.3690). Attractively toned, with underlying mint bloom enhancing the design, just a hint of wear to the highest points probably from light cabinet friction, good extremely fine and scarce, slabbed and graded MS61 and consequently the third highest graded by NGC.

NGC Certification 4628995-001.

 

The Latin legends translate to on obverse "George II by the Grace of God" continuing on the reverse in abbreviated Latin which if in shown in full reads "Magnae Britanniae Franciae ET Hiberniae Rex Fidei Defensor Brun ET Lunebergen-sis Dux, Sacri Romani Imperii Archi-Thesaurius ET Elector" and translates as "King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, Duke of Brunswick and Luneberg, High Treasurer and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire."

CM05274

£6,500
Make Enquiry