Charles I Silver Half Pound Oxford
Charles I Silver Half Pound
Oxford - 1642
Spink – 2944
North – 2403 Rare
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.
Ex Lockdales Auction 133 - Lot 1265 (Estimated £4,000 - £4,500)