Silver coin; Denomination: Twopence
Tower Mint, London
King Charles II (1660-1685)
For the Maundy ceremony held on Holy Thursday.
Laureate and draped bust of Charles II facing right; around, CAROLVS II DEO GRATIA
At centre, a crown above three interlocked Cs; around, MAG. BR. FRA. ET. HIB. REX. 1679 the date divided by the crown.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Royal Mint, London
The Royal Mint was in the Tower of London at the time this coin was struck and is usually referred to as the Tower Mint
Type of item
18 mm (Outside Diameter), 1.524 g (Weight)
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 3386 Pages
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.