Charles I, 1625-1649, Gold Double Crown by Briot
Lot 1015
Charles I, 1625-1649, Gold Double Crown by Briot
US$ 12,000 - 16,000
£7,100 - 9,500
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Coins & Medals New York
13 Dec 2012 10:00 EST

Auction 20086
Charles I, 1625-1649, Gold Double Crown by Briot Charles I, 1625-1649, Gold Double Crown by Briot
Lot Details
Charles I, 1625-1649, Gold Double Crown by Briot
S-2720. 4.47 grams, 26mm. Briot's first issue of 1631-32. B and flower mintmarks on obverse, portrait of crowned king facing left, X denomination in field behind, CAROLVS.D.G.MAG.BRITAN.FRAN.ET.HIB.REX, reverse: B mintmark at top, CVLTORES.SVI.DEVS.PROTEGIT., square shield with crown at center, C R to the sides. Struck on the machinery imported from France on contract with the Royal Mint by Briot. Excellent broad and evenly round flan, a hallmark of the Briot issues; normal mint-made adjustment marks on both sides. Rare and highly desirable. Good Very Fine, possibly lightly cleaned
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