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Masonic Engraved Charles II Coin Tumbler c1860

Heading : Masonic engraved Charles II coin tumbler
Period : Victoria - c1860
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Conical. Engraved with pentogram, square and compass, Eye of Providence, masonic tools, and cross hatched bordered band.  
Foot : Applied, inside the foot is a Charles II fourpence piece, unfortunately we cannot read the year of minting. 
Pontil : Polished 
Glass Type : Lead
Size :  11.3cm height, 8.9cm diameter bowl, 6.7cm diameter foot
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks 
Restoration : None 
Weight: 347

The relevance of Charles II is somewhat interesting. There were unsubstantiated claims for many years that he became a mason during his time in exile in the Netherlands. We believe that this was probably made for the bicentenary of his coronation in 1860 or perhaps to commemorate the bicentenary of his death some 25 years later in 1685. It is a fantastic piece of both Royal and masonic memorabilia. 

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  • Product Code: 2019062102
  • Availability: Sold
  • £425.00

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