Charles I (1625-49), Crown, Tower mint, type 3a, mintmark bell/over portcullis on obverse, bell on reverse, king holding sword in upright position, riding left on horse without caparisons within beaded linear circle, legend surrounds CAROLVS . D:G: MAG: BRI: FRA: ET. HI: REX. Rev, oval quartered garnished shield of arms without C R fl anking, legend reads CHRISTO. AVSPICE. REGNO, 29.79g (Brooker 254; Cooper XIV/XIX; N.2195; S.2758). Toned and well struck up, the slightest flan flaw under MAG in legend, on a full centred fl an. Good very fine for issue, with a distinguished supporting provenance.
Ex Yates Collection purchased by Baldwin 1938
Ex Captain H.E.G Paget, 28th June, 1944, lot 70
Ex Willis Collection, Part I, 5th June 1991, lot 189, Glendining’s
Ex Broadstairs Collection