CHARLES I SILVER CROWN, GROUP III

£2,995.00

Charles I Silver Crown 1625-49
Tower Mint London, under the King
Group III, type 3a, mintmark star (1640-1)
Obverse: Crowned armoured King on horseback facing left with raised sword and sash flowing from waist ,with Latin legend and beaded borders surrounding: .CAROLVS. D; G; MAG; BRIT; FRAN; ET. HIB; REX.
Reverse: round garnished shield with Latin legend surrounding:  .:. CHRISTO. AVSPICE. REGNO .:.
Brooker 265, Cooper dies FRC XIX/XXVIII (Sale, lot 86), North. 2195, S.2758
Nearly very fine for the issue, with an exceptionally rare mintmark
45 mm in diameter, 29.2 grams.

Provenance:
From the Dr John Hulett Collection (with his index card)
Purchased in 1973 from R. Platt, Leeds (with this ticket)

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