1682 Small Letters Halfpenny, 13 String Harp


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Ireland under Charles II, 1645-1685.  Armstrong and Legge\\\\’s Regal Coinage of 1680-1684.  A 1682 Small Letters Halfpenny of 13 StringsS.6575, KM.91, 8.00 g., 27 mm., medal orientation, edge grained a bit crudely to the left.   Laureate and draped bust rt. of Charles II, Small Lettered legend around CAROLVS.II   DEI.GRATIA, with pellets in legends at bottom level.   Rev. crowned harp of 13 strings divides date 16  82, small lettered legend around  MAG.BR.FRA.ET.HIB.REX, with pellets in legends at bottom level.   End of X distant and even w bot of 1;  8 clears and a bit left of harp, bot of 2 even w beginning of M.

Very Fine, with pleasing flan.  $175.

Category: Irish Coins 1600 - 1823
Catalogue Number: S.6575; KM.91
Date: 1682 small letters
Denomination: Copper Halfpenny
Grade: Very Fine
Ruler: Charles II, 1645-1685
Weight: 8.00 g., 27 mm