Charles I Ashby de la Zouch, 1645 Shilling
|Ref 33/E41||Price £6,250.00|
Wt.6.43g., 1645, mm. plume/A, crowned bust left, value behind, plumelet in front, rev. Declaration in three lines, three plumes above, A and date below, Morr. B-1; JGB 1120 (same dies); N.2519; S.3032, extremely rare, a pleasing example, struck on a large flan,
Purchased Patrick Finn, 11 October 1999 and DNW 9 October 1999 (840).
Charles I Bridgnorth-on-Severn Mint 1646 Halfcrown
|Ref 33/E42||Price £4,850.00|
Wt.14.78g., 1646, i.m. plume, equestrian portrait of king in Bristol style, walking left, plumelet (over A) below, plumelet behind, rev. Declaration in two lines below scroll, plume and two plumelets above, date below, reads PRO, Morr. B-3; JGB 1123 (same obverse die); N.2516; S.3037, very rare, toned,
Purchased Studio Coins, 4 March 1999.
Charles I Bridgnorth-on-Severn Mint 1646 Shilling
|Ref 33/E43||Price £8,500.00|
Wt. 6.24g., 1646, i.m. plume (with bands)/ plumelet, obv. B, plumelet before bust, reads HIB, rev. reads PROT in Declaration, Morr. B-1; JGB 1130 (same obv. die); N.2520; S.3039, exceedingly rare in this state of preservation, attractively toned,
Purchased June 1974.
Charles I Bridgnorth-on-Severn Mint 1646 Sixpence
|Ref 33/E44||Price £850.00|
Wt. 3.06g., 1646, i.m. B/-, crowned bust left, plume before face, rev. scroll and plume and two plumelets above declaration, reads PROT, date below, Morr. A-2; JGB 1132 (same dies); N.2523; S.3041, on a large flan, slight edge striking crack and double struck in obverse legend,
Ex. Sir C Oman, Christies 31 October 1972 (254).
a bold VF
Charles I Bridgnorth-on-Severn Mint 1646 Groat
|Ref 33/E45||Price £1,100.00|
Wt. 1.92g., 1646, i.m. plumelet/-, crowned bust left, plumelet before, mark of value behind, rev. Declaration in three lines, similar, Morr. A-2; JGB 1133 (same obverse die); N.2525; S.3042, collectors countermarked star below date, otherwise sharply struck, with mint lustre, rare thus,
Ex. Glendining 14 February 1973 (121).
Charles I Bridgnorth-on-Severn Mint 1646 Threepence
|Ref 33/E46||Price £875.00|
Wt. 1.46g., i.m. plumelet, crowned bust left, plumelet before, rev. Declaration in three lines, scroll and plume above, date below, Morr. A-1; JGB 1134; N.2526; S.3043, struck on a large flan, small edge chip from excess metal, but good metal, a bold portrait,
Charles I Bridgnorth-on-Severn Mint 1646 Halfgroat
|Ref 33/E47||Price £2,000.00|
Wt. 1.52g., i.m. pellet, crowned bust left, value behind, rev. large plume divides date, , Morr. A-1; JGB 1134, this coin; N.2526; S.3044, irregular flan, extremely rare,
Purchased Patrick Finn, List 4 (387). Ex. Brooker Collection, purchased by Spink, SCBI 33, 1134 and Ex. V J E Ryan Pt.II, Glendining 22 January 1922 (1219) (£19.10-0d).
Charles I Truro Mint (1642-3) Crown
|Ref 33/E48||Price £2,500.00|
Wt. 29.59g., no date, i.m. rose, king on horseback left, his sash with two loose ends extended, rev. oval garnished shield, Besly A1; N.2531; S.3045, a full round specimen, good horseman,
a pleasing VF
Charles I Truro Mint (1642-3) Halfcrown
|Ref 33/E49||Price £2,850.00|
Wt. 14.34g., i.m. rose, king facing three-quarters, seated on horse trotting left, rev. oblong garnished shield dividing C R, RCL 7, pl. III, no. 24 (same dies); Besly H7; Bull 658/7; JGB 1018 (same dies); N.2583; S.3052, a clearly defined example,
Purchased R Richardson, 2 August 2000.
Charles I Exeter Mint 1643-1646 Shilling
|Ref 33/E53||Price £450.00|
Wt. 5.17g., 1645, crowned bust with lank hair and round shoulders left, mark of value behind, rev. oval garnished shield, date to left of rose, i.m. rose, Besly C14; JGB 1066 (same dies); N.2575; S.3085, rev. double struck, date very weak,
Glendining 15 March 1973 (526).
a bold F
Charles I Exeter Mint 1643-1646 Sixpence
|Ref 33/E54||Price £700.00|
Wt. 2.90g. 1644. i.m. rose, large bust and letters, rev. oval shield, Besly A1; JGB.1070; N.2578; S.3087, extremely rare, surface crack on obverse otherwise
Purchased Spink October 1973 and R C Lockett Pt. IV, 17 October 1956 (2533).
Charles I Exeter Mint 1643-1646 Threepence
|Ref 33/E56||Price £850.00|
Wt.1.10g. 1644, i.m. rose, crowned bust left, value behind, rev. square shield, date above, Besly A1; JGB 1072 (same dies); N.2580; S.3089, a well struck example on a round flan, rare thus,
Purchased Spink 18 June 1973.
Charles I Exeter Mint 1643-1646 Halfgroat
|Ref 33/E57||Price £1,200.00|
Wt.0.76g. 1644, i.m. rose, crowned bust left, value behind, rev. large rose, date above, Besly A1; JGB 1074; N.2580; S.3090, a pleasing example, very rare,
Purchased Spink 3 July 1973.
Charles I Worcester mint 1643-4 Halfcrown
|Ref 33/E59||Price £3,650.00|
Wt. 14.46g., i.m. castle/-, king in armour on horseback left, small W above grass below, rev. large crowned square-topped garnished shield, three annulets at beginning and end of reverse legend, Bull 668/7; Allen B-7; JGB 1142 (same dies); N.2587; S.3096, very rare, irregular flan, a good horseman,
Purchased Nigel Clark 5 July 1977.
a bold VF
Charles I Worcester or Salopia (Shrewsbury) 1643-4 Shilling
|Ref 33/E60||Price £2,000.00|
Wt. 5.47g., i.m. -/pear, crowned bust left, value behind, rev. oval shield, Allen A-5, JGB 1174 (same obv. die); N.2611; S.3109, extremely rare, a clear example,
Charles I Worcester or Salopia (Shrewsbury) 1643-4 Groat
|Ref 33/E62||Price £1,500.00|
Wt. 1.75g., i.m. lis or rose/helmet, tall crude bust left, value behind, rev. oval garnished shield, Allen A-1; JGB 1176; N.2622; S.3116, very rare, irregular flan,
Purchased June 1979.
Charles I Worcester or Salopia (Shrewsbury) 1643-4 Halfgroat
|Ref 33/E64||Price £1,500.00|
Wt. 1.31g., i.m. lis, tall crude bust left, value behind, rev. oval garnished shield, Allen A-1; JGB 1179; S.3118, very rare, struck on a large flan, unusual to see so much detail,
Purchased February 1982.
Charles I Chester Mint, 1644 Halfcrown
|Ref 33/E67||Price £2,950.00|
Wt. 14.11g., i.m. three gerbs and sword, spirited horse with wavy tail left, plume behind, CHST below, oval scroll garnished shield, Bull 575 (47/2); Lyall B/2; JGB 1111 (same dies); N.2627/1; S.3130, very rare, slightly bowed and spread from the rocker press, two light scratches on horse,
Purchased Patrick Finn 6 May 1998 and Baldwin Auction 5/6 May 1998 (584) and Bridgewater House collection, Sotheby 15/16 June 1972 (296).
Charles I Chester Mint, 1644 Shilling
|Ref 33/E68||Price £17,500.00|
Wt.5.40g., mm. three pellets on obv. only, crowned elaborate bust left with lace collar, rev. crowned oval shield with lion-skin garniture, Lyall d/vi; Sharp, BNJ 1982, p.246, 2, same dies; JGB -; N.2630; S.3133A, of the highest rarity, believed four known, a magnificent portrait, struck on a large flan, with a piece missing, a crack stabilised with glue, otherwise
Of good metal, the obverse die is cut in deeper relief, this may be the reason for the cracks. DIX Noonan and Webb, recently sold a specimen in their auction 144, 21 February 2018, their specimen was on a small flan and in about very fine condition it realised £26,000 plus buyers premium.
Charles I Welsh Marches? 1644 Halfcrown
|Ref 33/E69||Price £4,850.00|
Wt. 14.07 g., 1644, mm. plume, horseman left, rev. Declaration of Bristol style in two lines, three plumes above, date below, Bull 684; JGB 1212 (same dies); N-; S.3135, extremely rare, struck off-centre, small dig in front of king and some light surface marks, otherwise pleasing,
Purchased Studio Coins, 6 October 1995.
a bold VF
Charles I Carlisle besieged 1645-9 Shilling
|Ref 33/E70||Price £12,750.00|
Wt. 4.94g., 1645, CR crowned, value below, rev. OBS CARL 1645 in three lines, rosette above and below, H. Hird, lot 244 (same dies); N.2635; S..3138, well struck on a full flan, very rare,
Purchased Patrick Finn 8 December 1997; ex. Lucien LaRiviere, Spink Auction 124 (1770), Spink Australia 3 October 1983 (1520) and Spink Auction 20, 31 March 1982 (473)
Charles I Newark besieged (1645-6) Halfcrown
|Ref 33/E71||Price £1,650.00|
Wt. 14.59g., 1646, large double-arched crown dividing CR, value XXX below, rev. OBS: NEWARK 1646 in three lines, Hird 246 (same dies); N.2638; S.3140A, double-struck on obverse,
Charles I Newark besieged (1645-6) Shilling
|Ref 33/E72||Price £725.00|
Wt. 5.15g., 1645, reads NEWARK, similar, Hird 250 (same dies); JGB -; N.2640; S.3143
Charles I Newark besieged (1645-6) Ninepence
|Ref 33/E73||Price £1,475.00|
Wt. 4.34g., 1646, rev. reads NEWARK, Hird 264-266; JGB 1227; N.2641; S.3144, obverse clashed die above E, pierced and plugged below value, otherwise
Charles I Aberystwyth Mint 1638/9-1642 Sixpence
|Ref 33/E7||Price £200.00|
Wt. 2.78g., i.m. book, bust with single arched crown, inner circle both sides, Morr. B-2; JGB -; N.2335; S.2888, once creased now straightened,