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1746 Sixpence LIMA.Sold


Struck from seized Spanish silver from Lima, Peru.

SKU: 12200 Category:


King George II Reign, 1727-60.

1746 LIMA Sixpence.

Struck from Spanish silver seized from Lima, Peru.

Obverse: Old laureate and draped bust to the left.

Engraver: John Tanner.

Legend: GEORGIVS·II· DEI·GRATIA· LIMA (George the Second by the Grace of God.LIMA)

Reverse: Crowned cruciform shields around central Garter star, divided date above.

Engraver: Johann Ochs.

Legend: M·B·F·ET H·REX·F·D·B ET·L·D·S·R·I A·T·ET·E·17 46. (King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, Duke of Brunswick and Lueneburg, Arch Treasurer and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire.)

Catalogue: Spink# 3710A, KM# 564.2.

Silver, 0.925, 0.0895 oz, 3.0100g, 21mm, 0.5mm thick.

Grade: aFine-VF, Obverse aFine-Fine, reverse better VF, dark tone. 

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