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 Exeter Mint 1643-1646 Penny
|Ref 33/E58||Price £1,650.00|
Wt.0.42g. 1644, i.m. rose, crowned bust left, value behind, rev. large rose, date in legend, Besly A1; JGB 1075; N.2583; S.3092, irregular flan, a pleasing example, sharply struck, very rare thus
Glendining 18 June 1975 (112).
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 Hartlebury Castle (Worcs.) Mint 1646 Halfcrown
|Ref 33/E66||Price £4,000.00|
Wt. 14.23g., m.m. pear/three pears, king on horseback left, rev. oval garnished arms, H C in lower garnishing, Bull 679; JGB 1137 (same dies); N.2626; S.3129, very rare, good horseman,
Purchased A H Baldwin, 14th September 1977.
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,