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Charles I Tower Mint Halfcrown type 3a2


Charles I Tower Mint Halfcrown type 3a2

Charles I (1625-49), Halfcrown, Tower Mint, type 3a2, King on horseback left with upright sword, cloak behind, initial mark tun (1636-8) both sides, rev oval quartered shield of arms, 14.99g (Bull 315/23 (4-39) this coin; cf.Brooker 341; N.2211; S.2775).

Some annealing flan flaws, toned a bold very fine and rare for this type and initial mark combination.

Ex H M Lingford Collection, portion sold privately to A H Baldwin, 1951. A H Baldwin, bought 1974. J M Ashby Collection, 13th July 2000, lot 2058. Roger Shuttlewood, Spink Numismatic Circular, February 2001, HS580