Coin and Paper Money Collecting/coin identification


The front side of the coin reads"CAROLVS II.DEI.GRA----the back side has 4 crowns positioned north,south,east and west.  Between the first two crowns-BR.FRA-between the next two-ET.HIB-bewteen the next two-REX16-between the last two-62MAG.  Also, in the center is a large cross with several markings that I cannot identify-----thank you--any help would be appreciated---greg


Hi Greg,
This sounds like a large silver crown from Britain. I have attached a picture for comparison. If you would like an evaluation please attach a clear picture or two to a follow-up question so that I may determine the grade and therefore value.
Thanks for the question! =)

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Dmitry Livshits


My specialty is world coins from the 18th to 20th centuries, primarily non-US foreign coins and related areas such as errors and exonumia (tokens, medals, etc.). I can answer questions relating to identification, grading, selling, preservation and evaluation of such items. In addition to catalog value, I can give you the practical market value and trends for specific types of coins. I will also take questions regarding counterfeits (both modern and antique) and on how to identify them. I am NOT knowledgeable in paper money/banknotes, ancient or "shipwreck" coins. Thank you.


Collector of world coins since early childhood. Access to a variety of auction records and reference material. You can also find me on Facebook.

A.S. in Psychology (2006), B.A. in Forensic Psychology (2008), M.A. in Forensic Psychology (2011).

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