Charles I, 1625-1649, Silver One Pound, 1642
Lot 1020
Charles I, 1625-1649, Silver One Pound, 1642
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Coins & Medals New York
13 Dec 2012 10:00 EST

Auction 20086
Charles I, 1625-1649, Silver One Pound, 1642 Charles I, 1625-1649, Silver One Pound, 1642
Lot Details
Charles I, 1625-1649, Silver One Pound, 1642
KM-239.2, S-2939, 119.5 grams, 52mm. A provincial Civil War issue from the Oxford Mint. King on horseback left trampling on arms, plume behind, reverse: EXVRGAT:DEVS:DISSIPENTVR:INIMICI.:.:., declaration in two lines across field between two straight lines, RELIG.PROT.LEG ANG.LIBER.PAR, XX with three Oxford plumes above. Triple striking is obvious on the obverse, particularly the upraised sword and the beaded circle under the legend. Deep argent-gray with charcoal accents in the recesses. Several pin pricks and marks are noted in the obverse fields. A perfect example of this coinage. Good Very Fine
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