Charles I (1625-49), Shilling, Tower Mint, Group E, type 4.1, mm Anchor

Item Reference: C212021110 Sold Share
Charles I (1625-49), Shilling, Tower Mint, Group E, type 4.1 variety, inner beaded circles, single arched crown left, larger bust with rounded shoulder, larger mark of value in field behind,…
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Description

Charles I (1625-49), Shilling, Tower Mint, Group E, type 4.1 variety, inner beaded circles, single arched crown left, larger bust with rounded shoulder, larger mark of value in field behind, mintmark anchor (1638-39) both sides, legend surrounds CAROLVS DG MA BR FR ET HI REX. Rev, square topped coat of arms over long cross fourchée, reads CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO, 5.57g (S.2797; N.2230/1; Sharp F5/1; Brooker 525ff).

A darkly toned example, flan marginally ragged at 3 o’clock, legends generally legible with few soft points. Some scratching in the obverse fields, portrait pleasing. Reverse, coat of arms full with consistent detail. Near very fine, recorded as a scarcer type within North.

Bought Seaby’s, 1978, with an old supporting ticket in the hand of Robert Sharman.

Specification

Period 1625 - 1649
Date 1638-39
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Shillings

Coin Ruler

Charles I

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Anchor

Weight 5.57 g

Provenance

Bought Seaby’s, 1978, with an old supporting ticket in the hand of Robert Sharman.

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