Great Britain 1743 crown
This specimen is lot 303 in Spink sale 9031 (London, November 2009). The catalog description noted, "George II, Crown, 1743 d.septimo, laureate, old bust left, rev. four crowned shields cruciform, roses in angles, toned, good very fine." The crowns of George II were minted only sporadically and all are scarce. This issue is a one year type. The bust gives the king a pop-eyed look which was distinctive to the first three Georges.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM 585.1, Davenport 1349, ESC 124; S.3688.
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