Charles II Copper Farthing 1672-1679

Product code: 1622
£88.00
Rare Copper Farthing Slightly larger than modern farthings this 300 year old coin bears the portrait of the King with Britannia on the reverse and was part of the first regal copper coinage to be struck.

Charles II reigned during the 1600's in which we saw the English Commonwealth come to power. Oliver Cromwell won the Battle of Worcester in 1651 which led Charles I. This caused Charles II into exile in Europe while the country was being run by the Commonwealth. After the death of Cromwell, in 1658, Charles II returned to England to succeeded his farther to the throne.

Our coins are in fine and better condition.

Denomination Farthing
Metal Bronze
Brand The Royal Mint
Product Code 1622