Extremely Fine James II Ireland Gun Money 1/2 crown coin dated May 1690 issued during his rebellion after the "Glorious Revolution" of William and Mary.
The "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 1690 XXX (mark of value = 30 pence = 1/2 crown) above and May. below.
Certified by PCGS to XF Details (Exc. Corrosion), S-6580B.
PCGS Cert No: 40444039.
New PCGS holder with in-bedded chip for coin/holder verification (see shield icon on reverse side of holder).