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Printed Auction 41 Lot 174

Charles I. 1625-1649. AR halfpound. 57.7 gm. 43.5 mm. Oxford Mint. 1643. Shrewsbury horseman, plume behind; CAROLVS : D : G : MAGN : BRIT : FRAN : ET : HIB : REX / Three Oxford plumes; EXVRGAT DEVS DISSPENTVR INIMICI around; RELIG: PROT: LEG |ANG: LIBER: PAR in two lines in center; X (denomination) above, date 1643 below. S. 2945 A. Morrison A-1. 57.7 gm. N. 2404 (1643 is a much scarcer date than 1642.) Extremely Fine; exceptional condition for this issue—particularly well struck image of Charles on his horse on a flan free of cracks, voids and other such issues.

Ex Clarke-Thornhill (Glens. 24 May 1939, 538).

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