CHARLES I 1642 CROWN, OXFORD MINT
Charles I Silver Crown 1642
Oxford Mint, with Shrewsbury horseman
Obverse: Crowned armoured King on horseback facing left, holding upright sword, with plain ground-line below, Shrewsbury plume in right field, With Latin legend and beaded borders surrounding: .CAROLVS: D: G: MAG: BRIT: FRAN: ET: HIBER: REX
Reverse: Latin Declaration in two lines at centre between ruled lines RELIG: PROT: LEG / ANG: LIBER: PAR, three Oxford plumes above, over value .V., 1642 below, With Latin legend and beaded borders surrounding: EXVRGAT: DEVS: DISSIPENTVR:
SCBI Brooker 869, same obverse die, N 2405, S 2946
42mm in diameter, 28.7 grams.
Good very fine with the obverse a trifle double-struck, on a large round full flan.