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CM06501

George II 1736 Shilling, 6 struck over 4 in date, roses and plumes

George II (1727-60), silver Shilling, 1736, date with 6 struck over 4, roses and plumes reverse, young laureate and draped bust left, legend and toothed border surrounding, GEORGIVS. II. DEI. GRATIA., rev. crowned cruciform shields, roses and plumes in alternate angles, nine strings to Irish harp, no pearls in crown bands, only square jewels, garter star at centre, date either side of top crown, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, M.B.F. ET. H. REX. F.D. B.ET. L. D. S. R. I. A. T ET. E., weight 6.00g (Bull 1710 R2; ESC 1199A R2; C&P 846 R3; S.3698). Attractively toned, with some tiny flecks, almost extremely fine.

Provenance:
Ex J. M. Ashby, Spink Coin Auction 145, 12-14th July 2000, lot 2544.

The catalogues give this overdate as 6 over 5, but it is clearly over a 4 on this coin.

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