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Mistake on 1819 silver CROWN ??

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I am lucky to have found a new nice coin.

A silver CROWN 1819 GEORGES III.

It is a nice coin and I have discovered a particularity.




When you look the X of REX you see a surfrappe.

It’s strange for me.

Some one can explain why you find this default on a coin of this quality.




Many thanks (a french man with a poor english writting).



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Very nice piece! It would appear indeed there there was a different letter punched or engraved there prior to the "X" - it looks like it might be an "H".


Perhaps one of our resident specialists in English coinage may be more familiar.

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Your excellent photos clearly illustrate the prior letter. Perhaps just sn error when making tge die?

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