James II Crown 1688 Edge QVARTO Good Very Fine
This James II Crown, bearing the date 1688 and featuring the distinctive edge inscription QVARTO, stands as a compelling numismatic relic from a pivotal moment in British history. Displaying the portrait of King James II on the obverse, this coin is noteworthy for its commendable state of preservation, earning a grading of Good Very Fine. The year 1688 carries historical weight, and this well-maintained crown provides a tangible link to the political and economic landscape of late 17th-century Britain.
The obverse of the coin exhibits the regal likeness of King James II, a monarch whose reign was marked by significant events and transitions. The reverse reveals intricate details, including the edge inscription QVARTO. The Good Very Fine grade signifies minimal wear, allowing collectors and enthusiasts to appreciate the coin’s detailed craftsmanship and historical significance.
Coins from the reign of James II are highly sought after by collectors for their cultural and historical significance. This James II Crown with the QVARTO edge invites numismatists to delve into the economic transactions and societal dynamics of the late 1600s, offering a tangible connection to the past. As a testament to the craftsmanship of the minting artisans and the enduring legacy of British coinage, this crown stands as a valued addition to any discerning numismatic collection.
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