Charles I (1625-49), Crown. Truro mint. Rose i.m. 1642-1643. King on horseback left, holding sword upright, sash in two loose ends; CAROLVS D G MAG BRIT FRA ET HI REX / Oval garnished shield; CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO. 28.59g. (S. 3045. N. 2531. Cf. Brooker 1008-1009 (same dies)). Weak strike
in parts but horse and horseman near extremely fine.
Ex. Davissons Auction 20 (12 February 2004) lot 132.
Ex. Property of a West Country Collector (Glendining, 8 November 1978, lot 107).
(The collector was F. R. Cooper who published the definitive work on the Charles crowns series.)