|Themes this item is part of:
||Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
||Laureate and draped bust of Charles II facing right; around, CAROLVS II DEO GRATIA
||At centre, a crown above three interlocked Cs; around, MAG. BR. FRA. ET. HIB. REX. 1678 the date divided by the crown.
||King Charles II, England, Great Britain
||Royal Mint, London
The Royal Mint was in the Tower of London at the time this coin was struck and is usually referred to as the Tower Mint
- [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3386 Pages