King Charles I, 1625-49 Silver Half Pound with the value of Ten Shillings dated 1642
Oxford Mint, (Shrewsbury horseman)
Obverse: Armoured and crowned King on horseback facing left, holding sword and riding over arms & militaria, Oxford plume in right field behind. With Latin legend, beaded borders and mintmark of Oxford plume surrounding; CAROLVS: D: G: MAGN: BRIT: FRAN: ET: HIB:
Reverse: Latin Declaration in two bands between ruled lines RELIG: PROT: LEG / ANG: LIBER: PAR Three Oxford plumes above over value .X., 1642 date below. With Latin legend, beaded borders and mintmark of seven pellets surrounding; EXVRGAT: DEVS: DISSIPENTVR: INIMICI.
A superb example with a very pleasing tone, practically good very fine. 59.60 g
*With an old hand written French dealers ticket.
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