1681 Halfpenny Large Letters 11.5 String ex Dudley Westrop
Ireland under Charles II, 1645-1685. Armstrong and Legge\\\\’s Regal Coinage of 1680-1684. A 1681 Halfpenny, S.6574, KM.90.1, 8.23g., 28 mm., medal orientation, edge a bit crudely grained. Laureate and draped bust rt. of Charles II, medium lettered legend around CAROLVS.I.I. DEI.GRATIA Rev. crowned harp of 11 and a half strings divides date 16 81, medium lettered legend around MAG.BR.FRA.ET.HIB.REX, with pellets in legends at mid level. X clear and below first 1; 8 just clear of harp,
Near Very Fine with good copper and a heavy flan. $225.
Ex Dudley Westrop, the keeper of the coins for the Dublin Museum in 1916, Sale 22 April 2005, L.81p.
Category: Irish Coins 1600 - 1823
Catalogue Number: S.6574; KM.90.1
Denomination: Copper Halfpenny
Grade: Near Very Fine
Pedigree: ex Dudley Westrop
Ruler: Charles II, 1645-1685
Weight: 8.23g, 28mm