1626 CHARLES I mm Cross Calvary HALFCROWN

£ 850.00

Charles I (1625 – 49) Tower Mint under the King (1625 – 42), Halfcrown, Group I, First horseman, type 1a3,  no groundline, King on horseback holding sword above shoulder. rev. Square topped shield, crown like garnishing, mm Cross Calvary (S.2766; N.2202; Hawkins 1a3; Brooker – ; Bull 51a/6 [this coin]) – Weight 14.53 grams

Approaching Very Fine and excessively rare. This the only specimen known in private hands for this die variety, the other being in the British Museums Collection.

Provenance

From the Private collection of the author of “The Halfcrowns of Charles I ” books, Maurice Bull (Bought in 1997)


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Charles I (1625 – 49) Tower Mint under the King (1625 – 42), Halfcrown, Group I, First horseman, type 1a3,  no groundline, King on horseback holding sword above shoulder. rev. Square topped shield, crown like garnishing, mm Cross Calvary (S.2766; N.2202; Hawkins 1a3; Brooker – ; Bull 51a/6 [this coin]) – Weight 14.53 grams

Approaching Very Fine and excessively rare. This the only specimen known in private hands for this die variety, the other being in the British Museums Collection.

Provenance

From the Private collection of the author of “The Halfcrowns of Charles I ” books, Maurice Bull (Bought in 1997)

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