Charles I Silver Halfcrown, Tower mint, struck under Parliament 1625-49
Group V, Fifth horseman, type 5
Obverse: CAROLVS . D.G. MAG; BRI; FRA; ET;; HIB; REX. Crowned King on tall spirited horse facing left, holding upright sword, Mint mark Sun-scarce (1645-6)
Reverse: Oval Garnished shield
Brooker 377 ( I example ), S.2780
37 mm in diameter, 14.9 grams.
A bold horseman with clear mint marks and legend, a scarce piece with a pleasing old tone.
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