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1689 NGC Fine Det James II Ireland 1/2 Crown October Gun Money Coin (21020205C)

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  • Fine James II Ireland Gun Money 1/2 crown coin dated October 1689 issued during his rebellion after the "Glorious Revolution" of William and Mary.
  • "Gun Money" was an emergency coinage made from cannon, church bells, etc used for payment of the rebellion military.
  • Obverse: laureate head of James facing left.
  • Reverse: Crown with crossed scepters and date 1689 XXX (mark of value = 30 pence = 1/2 crown) above and Oct. below.
  • Certified by NGC to Fine Details Environmental Damage (not significantly distracting), S-6579E.