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Rare Charles I 1643 Oxford Halfcrown

Item Reference: HG52454

Rare Charles I 1643 Oxford Halfcrown

Charles I (1625-1649), Halfcrown, 1643, Oxford mint, smaller King on horseback left, Oxford plume behind, rough ground below, initial mark rosette both sides, rev Declaration in two lines, three Oxford plumes above, the central plume much larger, date and OX below, 13.28g (Bull 607/26; Brooker 900; N.2420; S.2963).

Struck on a slightly uneven flan with a pleasing horseman, darkly toned, good very fine for issue and rare.

ex Newbury Hoard found September 1997. Alan Morris Collection dispersed through Lloyd Bennett over last decade