Charles I (1625-1649), Halfcrown, 1644, Exeter mint. mintmark rose, larger equestrian portrait with twisted tail, sash flies out behind King, contained within inner linear circle, legend commences CAROLVS DG MA BR FR ET HI REX. Rev, oval scroll-garnished quartered shield of arms, date to left of mintmark, legend reads CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO 1644, 13.57g (S.3076; N.2568; Brooker. 1052a Addenda – Plate CXXVIII; Bull 665/34; Besly N34).
About extremely fine for issue, particularly pleasing for this crudely struck issue. Darkly toned, very rare.