Charles I (1625-49), Shilling, Bristol mint

Item Reference: C212010573 Sold Share
Charles I (1625-1649), Shilling, Bristol mint, Shilling, 1644, no mintmark, inner linear beaded circles both sides, armoured bust in lace collar, plumelet in front, mark of value behind, colon stops,…
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Description

Charles I (1625-1649), Shilling, Bristol mint, Shilling, 1644, no mintmark, inner linear beaded circles both sides, armoured bust in lace collar, plumelet in front, mark of value behind, colon stops, legend surrounds CAROLVS DG MAG BR FR ET H REX (the BR as monogram). Rev, plume flanked by two plumelets, declaration in three lines, REL PROT LEG ANG LIB PAR, date in exergue Br below, outer legend reads EXVRGAT DEVS DISSIPENTVR INIMICI, 6.01g (S.3016a; N.2601; Brooker 997).

Deep grey cabinet tone, clear portrait with crisp detail to the armour, the hair showing some softness, clear fields, legends legible. Reverse, pleasant rendition of the declaration, date, plume and plumelets, and Bristol monogram all visible, partial legend reading. Bold fine, scarce, in real terms nearer rare.

Ex B J Dawson, bought 2000

Specification

Period 1625 - 1649
Date 1644
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Shillings

Coin Ruler

Charles I

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Br monogram

References S.3016a; N.2601; Brooker 997
Weight 6.01 g

Provenance

Ex B J Dawson, bought 2000

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