Charles I (1625-49), Halfcrown, Exeter mint, mint mark Rose. King on large Exeter horse walking left, sash tied in a larger bow, legend reads CAROLVS D: G: MA BRI FRA ET HIB REX. Rev, oval quartered garnished shield of arms, within linear circle, legend reads CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO, 13.33g (Brooker.1027; N.2550; S.3065).
Bold good very fine, weakly struck edge blur on legend at 5 o clock and above Kings head; corresponding weakness on reverse, perhaps worn dies. Flan split on the B of HIB characteristic to these issues. Beautiful olive toning.