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Very Rare Charles I, Chester Halfcrown

Price £3,500

Very Rare Charles I, Chester Halfcrown

Charles I (1625-1649), Halfcrown, Chester Mint (c.1644), King on horseback left, with flowing scarf, no ground line, initial mark three vertical pellets, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, with lion skin garniture, within beaded circle, legend with colon stops, initial mark pellet and cinquefoil which is very weak, 14.76g (Bull 580; Brooker 1115; N.2628; S.3131).

Weakly struck in parts both sides with some flan striations, otherwise a bold horseman, about very fine for issue and very rare.