Charles I (1625-49), Halfcrown, Tower Mint under Parliament, Type 3a3, King on horseback left with upright sword, cloak behind, initial mark eye struck 1645, legend surrounds CAROLVS DG MAG BRI FRA ET HIB REX. Rev, oval quartered shield of arms, reads CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO, 14.64g (S.2778; N.2213; Brooker 359-361). Nicely toned, a litt le ragged in the ﬂan edges, some metal ﬁssures, otherwise a great depiction of the King on horseback, and good clarity to the obverse mintmark. Good very ﬁne.
Ex Alan Morris Collection, sold via Lloyd Bennett , with an accompanying ticket.