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980453. COMMONWEALTH. 1649-1660. AR Halfcrown (34mm, 14.73 g, 5h). Tower (London) mint; im: sun. Dated 1656. · GOD · WITH · VS · 1656, coats-of-arms; · II VI · above / (sun) · THE · COMMONWEALTH · OF · ENGLAND ·, coat-of-arms within wreath. ESC 437; North 2746; SCBC 3215. Near VF, toned. ($495) From the D.F. Alder Collection. Purchased from L.S. Forrer, 1948.

980954. STUART. Charles II. 1660-1685. AR Shilling (25mm, 5.98 g, 6h). Milled coinage. Tower (London) mint. Dated 1663. CAROLVS · II · · DEI · GRATIA, laureate and draped bust right / MAG · BR · FRA · ET · HIB · REX · 16 63 ·, crowned cruciform coats-of-arms around rayed Garter star; intertwined C’s in angles. ESC 1022; SCBC 3371. Near EF, toned. ($975)

980458. STUART. Charles II. 1660-1685. AR Halfcrown (33mm, 15.03 g, 6h). Milled coinage. Tower (London) mint. Dually dated 1673 and RY QVINTO. CAROLVS · II · DEI · GRATIA, laureate and draped bust right / MAG · BR · FRA · ET · HIB · REX · 16 73 ·, crowned cruciform coats-of-arms around rayed Garter star; intertwined C’s in angles. Edge: · DECVS · ET · TVTAMEN · ANNO · REGNI · VICESIMO · QVINTO * · *. ESC 473; SCBC 3367. VF/Good VF, toned, underlying luster. ($975) From the D.F. Alder Collection. Ex Spink Numismatic Circular LXIV/5 (June 1956), no. 5420.

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