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Lot 30633

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30633
Date 1687/6
Country Great Britain
Service Catalog # 123727
Denomination Fourpence
Description James II Fourpence 1687/6, S-3414, MS65 NGC. A really gorgeous example of the largest denomination used in Maundy sets, boldly struck and having superb eye-appeal, the king's portrait splendidly detailed, the surrounding broad raised rim undisturbed and seeming to frame the royal image, with gleaming luster beneath vivid amber-gold and bluish green iridescent toning. About as fine as exists. All of this king's coins are difficult to find in any grade higher than EF. Realized $763.75. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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