CHARLES I, SILVER SHILLING, UNDER PARLIAMENT

CHARLES I, SILVER SHILLING, UNDER PARLIAMENT

Code: 10996

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Charles I Silver Shilling, (1625-49)
Tower Mint, struck under Parliament, Group F, Sixth large ‘Briot’s’ bust, Type 4.4. Mint mark Sun
Obverse: Crowned bust facing left, with stellate lace collar, double-arched crown, value XII in field behind, with Latin legend and beaded borders surrounding on both sides: .CAROLVS. D: G: MAG: BRI: FRA: ET. HIB: REX.
Reverse: Square-topped shield over cross Moline, with Latin legend surrounding: .CHRISTO. AVSPICE. REGNO.
S.2800
6 grams, 31 mm in diameter.
An attractive coin, some weakness on the portrait as usual with the type.