Charles I Worcester Silver Halfcrown
Charles I Silver Halfcrown
Worcester - mm Castle/Helmet
Spink - 3096
North - 2587 Rare
Bull - 668/7
CAROLVS D G MAG BRIT FRAN ET HIB REX. Crude horseman left, W and grass below
CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO. Crowned square-topped shield, looped garniture to sides.
Good fine, small dig to centre of rev, same obv dies as Brooker 1141-42 and the Spink plate coin. Overall a good example of this rare issue, seldom offered for sale.
Ex Lyall Collection, bt Baldwins 1968
Ex H M Lingford Collection (Baldwins Sep 1943)
Tickets state Weymouth as these coins were, for many years attributed to there - see Brooker xlii-iv for more information.
Lyall's ticket says ‘From the Morrieson Collection not in sale - see BNJ IV, pl. III’ - reference not correct and refers to Oxford coinage.