CHARLES I SILVER CROWN, MINTMARK ANCHOR

CHARLES I SILVER CROWN, MINTMARK ANCHOR

Code: 10706

£3,500.00
 

Charles I Silver Crown 1625-49
Tower Mint London, under the King
Group III, type 3a, mintmark Anchor (1628-9)
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; BR; FR; ET. HIB; REX.:.
Reverse: Oval quartered shield of arms, with Latin legend surrounding:  .:. CHRISTO. AVSPICE. REGNO .:.
Brooker 263; Cooper dies FRC XVIII/XXVI; North. 2195; S.2758.
45 mm in diameter, 29.82 grams.
Struck on a large full round flan, nearly very fine for the issue, the reverse especially so, with a pleasing deep old cabinet tone, a rare mintmark.