CHARLES I SILVER CROWN, GROUP III
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.
From the Dr John Hulett Collection (with his index card)
Purchased in 1973 from R. Platt, Leeds (with this ticket)