Charles I. 1625-1649. AR crown. 29.75 gm. 45 mm. Type 5. Tower mint under Parliament. Sun i.m. 1645-1646. King on horseback left, a tall spirited horse, holding sword upright; CAROLVS D G MAG BRI FRA ET HIB REX (Fifth horseman, type 5) / Oval garnished shield; CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO. S. 2762. N. 2199. FRC XXVII/XXXIX. Cf. SCBI Brooker 275. Good Very Fine; handsome generous and full flan with rich tone; evenly centered; strong facial detail on Charles, good quality metal.
Ex Davissons Auction 6 (29 February 1996) lot 287.
(Superior to the example we sold in Auction 39, February 2019, for $5000.)
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