Charles I Exeter Mint 1643-1646 Halfcrown
|Ref 33/E52||Price £2,560.00|
Wt. 14.14g., 1644, i.m. rose, horse with twisted tail, rev. oval scroll-garnished shield, date to left of mm., Bull 665/35; Besly N35; JGB 1052A (same dies); N.2568; S.3076, very rare, an attractive specimen, attractively toned,
Purchased Spink 1973.
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 Groat
|Ref 33/E55||Price £750.00|
Wt. 1.60g., 1644, i.m. rose, crowned bust left, mark of value behind, date at begining of legend, rev. oval garnished shield, Besly A1; JGB 1071 (same dies); N.2579; S.3088, a small light edge striking crack, otherwise
Purchased May 1979.
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 Shilling
|Ref 33/E61||Price £10,000.00|
Wt. 5.05g., i.m. bird/two lis, crowned crude bust left, value behind, rev. oval shield, Allen, BNJ 23, dies B-14; JGB 1173; N.2619; S.3112 , sharply struck on a small flan, dark surfaces with underlying mint hue, must rank as one of the finest, extremely rare
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 Threepence
|Ref 33/E63||Price £475.00|
Wt. 1.31g., i.m. lis, tall crude bust left, value behind, rev. oval garnished shield, Allen A-2; JGB 1178; N.26424; S.3117, weak in legends, good portrait, rare,
Ex. Glendining 18 June 1975.
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.
Salopia (Shrewsbury), 1644 Halfcrown
|Ref 33/E65||Price £2,650.00|
14.07g., i.m. lis/helmet, crude equestrian figure of king, armoured, holding sword upright on horse walking left, horse's head turned left with both eyes visible, tail behind with prominent mane, rev. crowned oval shield, CHRISTO AUSPICE REGNO, annulet stops, Allen I-34 (same dies); JGB 1160 (same obv. die); ; N.2603; S.3122, extremely rare, irregular flan,
Ex. Spink Auction 6 10 October 1979 (112), R C Lockett, 27 April 1960 (4225), H Osbourne O'Hagan Sotheby (504) and H Montagu Pt.v, Sotheby 16 November 1897 (401,pt.)
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 Newark besieged (1645-6) Sixpence
|Ref 33/E74||Price £925.00|
Wt. 2.96g., 1646, Hird 267-9; JGB 1228 (same dies); N.2642; S.3146 , creased and straightened,
Charles I Pontefract besieged (1649-1649) Shilling
|Ref 33/E75||Price £5,500.00|
Wt. 5.74g., 1648, type I, thin lettering, CR crowned, DVM SPIRO SPERO, rev. castle gateway, OBS to left, 1648 below, with PC above and hand holding sword at right, Hird 270-1 (same dies); JGB 1229-30 (same dies); N.2646; S.3148, slight flan crack, 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,