Great Britain 1674 shilling KM-427.2
This specimen was lot 24902 in Heritage sale 3032 (Chicago, April 2014), where it sold for $2,115. The catalog description noted, "Charles II Shilling 1674, XF45 NGC. 2nd Bust with obverse and reverse plumes. A highly popular, somewhat elusive issue with a noticeably sharp, well-centered strike and desirable, aged patination." Charles II shillings come without plume below the bust (KM 427.1) struck 1666-83 and with plume (KM 427.2) struck 1671-80. The "with plume" type is priced about double those without plumes.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: ESC-1040, S-3376, KM 427.2.
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- Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.
- Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3032, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.