A Charles II half-crown. Obverse: Bust of the king, defaced by an engraved tablet inscribed 'F.G.B. 1778.' Legend: 'CAROLVS II DEI GRATIA'. Reverse: Engraved on a smooth surface the port quarter view of a full-rigged ship under topsails and courses. Legend: 'SHIP NOTTINGHAM'.

Object Details

ID: MEC1638
Collection: Coins and medals
Type: Engraved commemorative coin - half-crown
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown
Vessels: Nottingham fl.1778
Date made: 1778
People: King Charles II
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 33 mm

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