George II, Silver Crown, 1746. LIMA below bust.
Old laureate and draped bust. Good extremely fine.
Category: Milled silver
S.3689, ESC 125
Description: D.NONO to edge, Right angles plain. Attractive, light even tone with traces of silvery lustre. Portrait,engraved by J.S. Tanner, sharp and graceful.
Struck from the silver of eleven Spanish ships captured by the English fleet under the command of Captain George Anson off the coast of Peru at Lima. A truly historic coin.
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