Tag Archive for: George II

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Coin 336 – Original 1746 Silver Proof Set:,

George II, Hanover King 1727-1760 , 1746 Crown. Spink-3690. PCGS-graded Proof-66{1746 Halfcrown. Spink-3696. PCGS-graded Proof-65{1746 Shilling. Spink-3704. PCGS-graded Proof-65{1746 Sixpence. Spink-3711. PCGS-graded Proof-65{A spectacular…
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Coin 337 – LIMA treasure denomination set:,

George II, Hanover King 1727-1760 , Gold 5-Guineas 1746-LIMA. Spink-3665. Very rare. PCGS-graded MS62{Gold Guinea 1745-LIMA. Spink-3679. Very rare. PCGS-graded MS64{Gold Half-guinea 1745-LIMA. Spink-3684. Very rare. PCGS-graded MS62{Silver…
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Coin 241 – GOLD 2-GUINEAS 1748, NGC MS-64

George II, Hanover King, 1727-1760 S-3669, Old Bust, this type struck only in 1748 and 1753-the last 2-guineas coins minted for use in commerce, these large coins being rapidly replaced at this time by banknotes. Rare in this grade, far…
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Coin 242 – GOLD GUINEA 1758, NGC MS-66+

George II, Hanover King, 1727-1760 S-3680, Old Bust, minted just three years before the reign ended, and probably saved at the time as a memento-just fabulous quality.  
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Coin 243 – GOLD HALF-GUINEA 1760, PCGS MS-66

George II, Hanover King, 1727-1760 S-3685, Old Bust, last year of this type-a superb coin!  
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Coin 244 – SILVER PROOF CROWN 1732, PCGS Proof 63

George II, Hanover King, 1727-1760 S-3686, Young Bust, Roses & Plumes reverse. Plain edge. This type features a young lion-faced badge on the king's shoulder. First year of type. A beautiful and boldly detailed example of this very rare,…
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Coin 245 – SILVER CROWN 1732, PCGS MS-64

George II, Hanover King, 1727-1760 S-3686, Young Bust, Roses & Plumes reverse. "Currency" issue of the first date. Rare so fine.  
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Coin 246 – SILVER CROWN 1743, NGC MS-64+

George II, Hanover King, 1727-1760 S-3688, Old Bust, Roses reverse. This type features a badge showing an aging lion on the king's shoulder. One of the finest known examples with exquisite toning.  
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Coin 247 – SILVER PROOF PATTERN HALFCROWN 1731, NGC Proof 62

George II, Hanover King, 1727-1760 S-3691, Young Draped Bust, plain (open field) in reverse angles. Plain edge. A very rare prototype pattern for the first coinage of this denomination. Seldom seen.  
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Coin 236 – GOLD 2-GUINEAS 1739, PCGS MS-63+

George II, Hanover King, 1727-1760 S-3668, Second or "Intermediate" Bust showing the king beginning to age, minted only in this year and 1740. A wonderfully preserved coin with a very bold strike.