1685 James II shilling

Regular price $968.41

Condition  Very fine

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Obverse

Laureate and draped bust of King James II left, legend around.

Lettering: IACOBVS·II· DEI·GRATIA

Translation: James the Second by the Grace of God

Engraver: John Roettier 

 

Reverse

Crowned cruciform shields around central Garter star, divided date above, legend around.

Lettering: MAG· BR·FRA· ET·HIB REX·16 85·

Translation: King of Great Britain France and Ireland.

Engraver: John Roettier 

Dimensions
Diameter Weight Thickness
26.00 6.20
Features
Edge Metal Mint
Milled diagonally Silver London
Mintage
Circulation Mint Sets Proof
Catalogue References
Krause Coincraft Spink
3410-1685