1/16 Dollar - Charles II 2nd Coinage


Issuer Scotland (United Kingdom)
King Charles II (1660-1685)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1677-1681
Value 3 Shillings 4 Pence = 1/4 Merk = 1/16 Dollar (1/6)
Currency Pound Scots (1136-1707)
Composition Silver (.916)
Weight 1.7 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 25962
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Sp# 5624,
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Coins of England & the United Kingdom : Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.
KM# 116
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.


Left facing bust of Charles II, F below the bust.

Lettering: · CAROLUS · II · · DEI · GRA ·

Translation: Charles II, by the Grace of God


Saltire with a crown in the centre. Thistle, rose, fleur de lis and Irish harp in the quarters.

Lettering: SCO · ANG · FRA · ET · HIB · REX · 1681

Translation: King of Scotland, England, France and Ireland


Edinburgh, Scotland

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1678  8 over 7
1679  9 over 7
1680  80 over 79

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