Charles I (1625-49), Pontefract Shilling, 1648

Item Reference: C201005006 Sold Share
Charles I (1625-49), Pontefract Shilling, 1648, struck on a lozenge shape flan, crown above C.R at centre, legend surrounds from 3 o’clock, DVM SPIRO SPERO. Rev, Pontefract Castle, date below,…
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Description

Charles I (1625-49), Pontefract Shilling, 1648, struck on a lozenge shape flan, crown above C.R at centre, legend surrounds from 3 o’clock, DVM SPIRO SPERO. Rev, Pontefract Castle, date below, OBS to left, XII for denomination to right, dividing P and C, 5.15g (S.3149; N.2647; Brooker 1233). Well-toned, very fine for issue, much eye appeal, rare. A classic example of the Charles I Pontefract siege piece series coinage.

Ex D.N.W, Auction 106, 6th February 2013, lot 540, hammering for £5,208 (inclusive of premium)

Specification

Period1625 - 1649
Date1648
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Shillings

Coin Ruler

Charles I

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Pontefract siege Shilling

Weight5.15 g

Provenance

Ex D.N.W, Auction 106, 6th February 2013, lot 540

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