12 - 14 July 2000
Charles I, group 2b2, Crown, Tower mint, m.m. harp over rose over plume/harp, second horseman, rev. oval garnished shield over cross fourchée with C R divided by plume above (FRC X*/XVII; N.2194; S.2757), pierced and plugged to left of m.m., otherwise almost very fine, very rare
Bought Spink, 1957
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Group 2b2 crowns are rarer than group 1b but lack the variety of mintmarks. They are extremely rare in grades higher than very fine.
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