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George II, 1727-60. Shilling, 1745 LIMA.

George II, 1727-60. Shilling, 1745 LIMA.

 

This Shilling was minted in 1745 from some of the Spanish treasure seized by the British in the 1740's. Coins minted with the word 'LIMA' below the king's bust were to commemorate the lucrative harassment of the Spanish colonies in the New World, they were struck from the actual looted silver.

 

Reference: S. 3703.

 

A lighter grey tone, some peach colour in devices on reverse.

George II, 1727-60. Shilling, 1745 LIMA.

£200.00Price
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