Undated silver coin; Denomination: Threepence
Tower Mint, London
King Charles II (1660-1685)
Within a circle, crowned and draped bust of Charles II, facing left; in field behind head the denomination, III around, (mm. crown) CAROLVS . II . D . G . M . B . F. & H REX.
Within a circle, square topped shield quartered with the arms of England and France combined (in 1st and 4th quarters), Scotland and Ireland, on a cross fleury; around, (mm. crown) CHRISTO . AVSPICE . REGNO (translation: I reign under the auspices of Christ)
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Eugene von Guerard, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
19 mm (Outside Diameter), 1.472 g (Weight)
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 3325 Pages
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[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.