Charles I. 1625-1649. AR halfpound. 60.27 gm. 47 mm. Oxford mint. Plume i.m. 1642. King on horseback left (Shrewsbury horseman), trampling arms on ground; Oxford plume behind; CAROLVS D G MAG BRIT FRAN ET HIB REX / RELIG PROT LEG ANG LIBER PAR (declaration) in two lines across center, •X• and three Shrewsbury plumes above, 1642 below; DEVS DISSIPENTVR INIMICI EXVRGAT around. S. 2944. N. 2403. Morrieson A/1. Extremely Fine; king's head double-struck yet bold; small flaw by mintmark on obverse; two small striking splits around 6'; beautiful tone, surfaces, and strike (from an NGC AU55 Wings holder). Choice.
Ex J C S Rashleigh Part III (Glendinning, June 1953, lot 257, plate XII)
Ex Rowley Butters Collection (St. James Auction 9, 18 June 2008, lot 318)
Ex Goldbergs Auction 96 (14 February 2017) lot 2912, (realized $6250 plus commission) (Formerly NGC AU55 Wings, 4437735-006).
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