S.3397A, Five-Guineas, 1688 -
James II (1685-1688), Five-Guineas, 1688 QVARTO, second laureate head left, rev. crowned shields cruciform, emblem-adorned sceptres in angles, +•+• DECVS • ET • TVTAMEN • ANNO • REGNI • QVARTO •, upwards on edge, 41.81g, 7h (Spink 3397A; Schneider II, 453/-; MCE 119; King 118; Stratos 189). Images and data reproduced by kind permission of Spink and Son Ltd, London. Item is from the January 2021 auction #21004, The Sir Rodney Sweetnam KCVO CBE Collection of English Gold Coins and Other Properties, lot # 38.