Charles I Silver Oxford Halfcrown
Charles I Silver Halfcrown
Oxford - 1643
Spink - 2964
North - 2420 Scarce
Bull - 607/29
Brooker - 901 This coin
CAROLVS D G MAG BR FR ET HIB REX. Briot style horseman, plume behind, lumpy ground below,
EXVRGAT DEVS DISSIPENTVR INIMICI. Declaration RELIG PRO LE ANG LIB PAR in two lines, two plumes flanking large central plume above, date 1643 and OX with rosettes below.
Overall good fine/about very fine, reverse better, full weight, scrapes to obv, dark tone. Overall a good example of this poorly struck and rare issue, with excellent provenance.
Ex Dr J. Hulett Collection, bt S. Burkinshaw, Sep 1986
Ex J.G. Brooker Collection (901)
Ex E. Burstal Collection, Glendining 15-16 May 1968, lot 415
Ex R. Carlyon-Britton Collection
Ex H.M. Lingford Collection
Ex H.W. Morrieson Collection, Sotheby 20-4 Nov 1933, lot 527 (part)