1625-6 CHARLES I CROSS CALVARY over LIS HALFCROWN

£ 650.00

Charles I (1625 – 49) Tower Mint under the King (1625 – 42), Halfcrown, Group I, First horseman type 1a3, King on horseback, no rose on housing, no ground-line mm Cross Calvary over Lis/ Cross Calvary, rev. Square-topped shield (S.2766 ; N.2202 ; Hawkins 1a3; Brooker – ; Bull 38/2 [plate coin page 117, Volume I]) – Weight 14.85 grams

Struck on an unusually full and round flan, approaching Very Fine with a softly struck horseman (presumably the die virtually on its last legs). 1 of only 4 examples known, 2 of which are now in the Ashmolean and British Museum Collections.

 

Provanance 

From the Private collection of the author of “The Halfcrowns of Charles I ” books, Maurice Bull (Bought in 1988)

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Charles I (1625 – 49) Tower Mint under the King (1625 – 42), Halfcrown, Group I, First horseman type 1a3, King on horseback, no rose on housing, no ground-line mm Cross Calvary over Lis/ Cross Calvary, rev. Square-topped shield (S.2766 ; N.2202 ; Hawkins 1a3; Brooker – ; Bull 38/2 [plate coin page 117, Volume I]) – Weight 14.85 grams

Struck on an unusually full and round flan, approaching Very Fine with a softly struck horseman (presumably the die virtually on its last legs). 1 of only 4 examples known, 2 of which are now in the Ashmolean and British Museum Collections.

Provanance 

From the Private collection of the author of “The Halfcrowns of Charles I ” books, Maurice Bull (Bought in 1988)

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