Sovereign Rarities Ltd
Auction 5  15 Mar 2022
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Lot 77

Starting price: 1600 GBP
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AU55 | George II (1727-60), silver Crown, 1743, older laureate and draped bust left, GEORGIUS.II. DEI.GRATIA. toothed border around rim both sides, rev. crowned cruciform shields, ten strings to Irish harp, roses in angles, 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. DECIMO. SEPTIMO (Bull 1667; ESC 124; S.3688). Toned, practically extremely fine, has been graded by PCGS as AU55.

PCGS Certification 34313086.

The Latin legends translate to on obverse "George II by the Grace of God" continuing on the reverse in abbreviated Latin which if 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."

Purchased from Knightsbridge Coins in January 2004.

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