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Charles I, Tower Mint Halfcrown

Item Reference: FG46048

Charles I, Tower Mint Halfcrown

Charles I (1625-49), Halfcrown, Tower Mint, type 1a, light-weight issue (14th August – 6th September 1626), King on horseback left with sword resting on shoulder, no ground-line, initial mark cross calvary (1625-6) both sides, rev quartered shield of arms, 12.69g (Bull 45L/2 (3-16) this coin; Brooker -; N.2202; S.2766 note).

Some light annealing flaws, scratches and surface marks, once cleaned, good fine, only £6,768 worth of silver struck in the short light-weight period, extremely rare.

Ex DNW Auction 75, 26th September 2007, lot 6