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Charles I, Oxford Sixpence, 1643

Price £1,000

Charles I, Oxford Sixpence, 1643

Charles I (1625-49), Sixpence, 1643, Oxford Mint, Aberystwyth obverse die, crowned bust left, plume before, value behind, initial mark book, rev Declaration in three lines, PRO for PROT date below, three Shrewsbury plumes above, no initial mark, 2.73g (cf.Brooker 949A; N.2458; S.2981).

Flan crack from striking, double struck, extra detail from first off-centre strike visible beyond obverse outer border, toned good very fine for issue, very rare.

Ex Glendining, February 1992, lot 101 Alan Morris Collection