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Silver Small Gunmoney Halfcrown May 1690

ID Number: 5604
Category: Irish Coins 1600 - 1823
Catalogue Number: S.6580b.; KM.101a.
Grade: Very Good VF Proof
Weight: 10.54 g.
Date: May 1690
Denomination: Small Silver Gunmoney Halfcrown
Pedigree: ex Glendining, ex Spink
Ruler: James II, 1685-1691
Price: $9500.
Additional Details
James II 1685-1691, Irish Gunmoney Small Halfcrown 1690 May. in Silver.  S.6580b. (Unpriced Extremely Rare); KM.101a.  10.54 g.  Medal orientation.  Edge reeding canted slightly l.  Laureate Head of James II l.  Legend reads clockwise inward around beginning at bottom l., IACOBVS . II .   DEI . GRATIA.  Rev. XXX, for 30 pennies, over crowned sceptres, dividing  J   R to sides.  Date 1690 above all.  Script May., below in field.  Around, beginning at top right clockwise, reading inward, . MAG . BR . FRA . ET . HIB . REX .  A thin raised diagnostic line runs diagonally across the crown, NW to SE.

Ex Glendining Auction, 20 Mar 1985, L.290; ex Spink Auction 216, 26-27 Mar 2013, L.681; ex Mark Rasmussen FPL 26, Summer 2014, 3500 Sterling at $1.71.  A deep struck well centered Proof Very Good VF with an old tone and hints of underlying luster, especially on the reverse.    Very Rare. $9500.

Reverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
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