Charles I Silver Half Pound Oxford

Charles I Silver Half Pound

Oxford - 1642

60g 46.2mm

Spink – 2944

North – 2403 Rare

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CAROLVS D G MAGN BRIT FRAN ET HIB REX. Shrewsbury horseman over arms, scarf flying from king's waist, plume above.



EXVRGAT DEVS DISSIPENTVR INIMICI. Declaration RELIG PRO LEG ANG LIBER PAR in two lines, three plumes with pellets and X above and date 1642 below. Shrewsbury rev.


About very fine, full round flan, well centred, toned, Shrewsbury rev die (as Brooker 803-4 and 866, obv as 866-8), lightly double struck obv. A very good example of this large issue. 


PCGS graded VF35 in oversize slab (can be removed upon buyer's request)


Previously sold by us May 2017.

Ex Lockdales Auction 133 - Lot 1265 (Est £4,000 - £4,500)