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566300.

SCOTLAND. Charles II. 1649-1685. AR Quarter Dollar (27mm, 6.77 g, 6h). Second coinage. Edinburgh mint. Dated 1676. · CAROLVS · II · DEI · GRA ·, laureate and draped bust left / · SCO ANG · FR ET · HIB REX · 16 76, crowned cruciform coats-of-arms around interlock Cs; thistles in quarters. Murray, Scottish 43; Burns 2; SCBI 35 (Ashmolean & Hunterian), 1625-6; SCBC 5620. Richly toned wuth underlying luster. EF. Undoubtedly the finest known. Very rare thus.


Ex MacDonald (Baldwin’s of St. James 29, 19 March 2019), lot 1411, purchased from Studio Coins (illustrated on the front cover).