Undated silver coin; Denomination: Sixpence
Tower Mint, London
King Charles II (1660-1685)

First coinage with no mark of value.

Obverse Description

Crowned and draped bust of Charles II, facing left; around, (mm. crown) CAROLVS . II . D . G . MAG . BRIT . FRAN. ET . HIB REX.

Reverse Description

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, CHRISTO . AVSPICE . REGNO . (translation: I reign under the auspices of Christ)

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