Charles II, Proof Crown, 1663,
Lot 1596
Charles II, Proof Crown, struck in Gold, 1663, 61.0g, by John Roettiers, first laureate bust right, pointed trun., CAROLVS.II.DEI.GRATIA,
Sold for £17,625 (US$ 29,624) inc. premium
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Charles II, Proof Crown, 1663, Charles II, Proof Crown, 1663,
Lot Details
Charles II,
Proof Crown, struck in Gold, 1663, 61.0g, by John Roettiers, first laureate bust right, pointed trun., CAROLVS.II.DEI.GRATIA, R.crowned cruciform shields, interlinked C's in angles, eleven strings to Irish harp, .MAG.BR.FRA.ET.HIB.REX, edge, inscribed ++ DECVS ET TVTAMEN * ANNO REGNI XV (ESC 25; W&R 51), extremely rare, nearly fine to good fine.

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  • PROVENANCE:

    Ex Glendining's, 17th June 1964, Lot 50.

    Rarity guide: 6: 3 to 5 specimens known.

    British Museum collection example 62.18g.
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