ENGLAND – 1679 Twopence, Charles II, HIB/FRA variety

World Coins - ENGLAND – 1679 Twopence, Charles II, HIB/FRA variety
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AR Twopence or Halfgroat, 14.56 mm, 0.98 g.

Kingdom, Charles II (1660-1685)

 

O: laureate and draped bust of Charles right

CAROLVS • II • [-] DEI • GRATIA

 

R: crowned twin interlocking "C"s

MAG • BR • FRA • ET • HIB [/FRA]• REX • 16 [-] 79

 

cf: KM 429; ESC 2181A (“R”); S-3388

 

EF, some haymarking. A rare variety, in which the legend was incorrectly punched to read “FRA • ET • FRA • REX” and then corrected, in the die, to the proper legend. Viewed under magnification, the repunching is very clear. 
Price SKU: WC1549
US$ 240.00
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