1688 CROWN ( VF ) SECOND BUST EDGE QVARTO JAMES II
1688 CROWN ( VF ) SECOND BUST EDGE QVARTO JAMES II

1688 CROWN ( VF ) SECOND BUST EDGE QVARTO JAMES II

Regular price $1,163.00

This 1688 Crown, minted during the reign of James II, is a notable piece of English numismatic history from the late 17th century. The obverse features the Second Bust of James II, depicting the monarch in a mature likeness characteristic of his era. The reverse showcases the crowned shields of England, Scotland, Ireland, and France arranged in a cruciform pattern, emphasizing the heraldic designs of the time. In Very Fine (VF) condition, this coin exhibits moderate wear consistent with its age and circulation, yet it retains clear details on both the portrait and shield. Of particular note is the QVARTO edge inscription, adding a distinctive touch to its collectibility and historical appeal. Collectors of Stuart coinage will appreciate this coin for its condition, edge inscription, and historical significance.


Coin Summary:


Material: Silver

Monarch: James II

Denomination: Crown

Date: 1688

Condition: Very Fine (VF)

Edge Type: QVARTO (edge inscription)

Diameter: Approximately 38mm