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BG02373

George II 1745 Halfcrown

George II (1727-60), silver Halfcrown, 1745, 5 of date struck over 3, older laureate and draped bust left, legend and toothed border surrounding, GEORGIUS. II. DEI. GRATIA. rev. crowned cruciform shields, roses in angles, garter star at centre, date either side of top crown, M.B.F. ET. H. REX. F.D. B.ET. L. D. S. R. I. A. T ET. E. edge inscribed in raised letter and dated, DECVS. ET. TVTAMEN. ANNO REGNI. DECIMO. NONO, weight 14.89g (Bull 1686 R2; ESC 604A; S.3694). Toned good fine, reverse very fine and rare.

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."

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