Silver pattern coin struck by Thomas Simon at the Tower Mint, London during the reign of King Charles II (1660-1685) known because of the edge legend as the Reditte crown. The crown is a five shilling coin. This piece has circulated and is worn.

Obverse Description

Laureate and draped bust of Charles II facing right; around, CAROLVS II DEI GRA; below, Simon.

Reverse Description

Four crowned shields, bearing arms of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, set to form a cross with St. George and dragon within the Garter at centre; in angles, interlinked pairs of Cs; around, MAG BRI FR ET HIB REX 1663, the date being divided by the crown above the English shield.

Edge Description

In raised lettering, REDDITE the rest worn

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