Hodder 2-B, W-12040 variety, Thin Planchet type. Considered to be Rarity-5.
Hardly a garden variety Elephant, this is one of just 5 known specimens overstruck on a circa 1662-1671 British CAROLVS A CAROLO halfpenny pattern.
And it’ a pretty nice one, Choice Unc. with lovely, lustrous medium brown surfaces, a sharp strike and excellent eye appeal.
Ex Stack’s March 2023 sale of the Sydney Martin Collection, lot #1224; earlier Stack’s January 2013 sale of the Ted Craige Collection, lot #11029.
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Coin #: 58 | Cert. #: 26420250