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HV29885

* Charles III 2023 Silver Proof set 2oz Petition Crown

Regular price £480 (excl.VAT)
Regular price Sale price £480

*Charles III (2022 -), silver proof Two-coin set, each coin Two Ounces of Five Pounds, 2023, struck in .999 silver, from the Great Engravers series, commemorating the 1663 trial Crown submitted to King Charles II by designer and Chief Engraver Thomas Simon, both coins feature the definitive portrait of King Charles III, bare head left, MJ initials below for designer Martin Jennings, Latin legend surrounding, CHARLES III. DEI. GRA. REX. FID. DEF., First rev. Based on the obverse of the original coin- draped bust of King Charles II facing right, with hair in lovelock and laureate, signed Simon below, surrounding Latin legend engraved in raised edge lettering, 'CAROLVS II. DEI. GRA.' Second rev. Based on the reverse of the original coin- crowned cruciform emblematic shields, pairs of interlinked Cs in angles, St. George, and dragon in buckled garter in centre in garter with French motto HONI. SOIT. QVI. MAL. Y. PENSE, date '1663' either side of top crown, surrounding Latin legend engraved in raised edge lettering, MAG BRI.FR ET.HIB REX., raised lettering on edge with the petition made by Thomas Simon to the King "THOMAS SIMON · MOST · HVMBLY · PRAYS · YOVR MAJESTY TO · COMPARE · THIS · HIS · TRYALL · PIECE · WITH · THE · DVTCH · AND · IF · MORE TRVLY · DRAWN & EMBOSS'D · MORE · GRACE: FVLLY · ORDER'D · AND · MORE · ACCVRATELY · ENGRAVEN · TO · RELEIVE · HIM ·"' 62.4g each coin. Brilliant proof finish, in specially design screw on capsules in original Royal Mint box and Numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

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