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1 Shilling, England, 1676

1 Shilling, England, 1676

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Description (Brief)
One (1) shilling coin
United Kingdom, 1676
Obverse Image: Draped bust of Charles II facing right.
Obverse Text: CAROLVS. II. DEI. GRATIA
Reverse Image: Four crowned shields. Linked C's in each space between shields.
Reverse Text: 1676. MAG. BR. FRA. ET. HIB. REX.
General Information: Charles II (1630-1685) was monarch of England, Scotland, and Ireland (r. 1660-1685).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1676
maker; issuing authority
Charles II
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.7 cm; x 1 1/16 in
ID Number
NU.NU48968
accession number
161590
catalog number
NU48968
Credit Line
Paul A. Straub
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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