CHARLES I SILVER CROWN, EX. ARCHBISHOP SHARP COLLECTION

CHARLES I SILVER CROWN, EX. ARCHBISHOP SHARP COLLECTION

Code: 10424

£4,500.00
Qty 

Charles I Silver Crown, 1625-49
Tower mint, under the King, Group III, type 3a
Mint mark Bell (1634-35)
Obverse: Armoured king on horseback facing left, holding upright sword with sash flowing from waist. With Latin legend and beaded inner and outer circle borders surrounding: .CAROLVS. D; G; MAG; BR; FR; ET. HI; REX.
Reverse: oval quartered shield of arms, with Latin legend surrounding: + CHRISTO. AVSPICE. REGNO +
29.9 grams, 44 mm in diameter.
(FRC XV/XX)
Brooker 256 (same dies), N2195, S.2758
Struck on a very large size problem free full flan, very fine/ good very fine for the issue, a scarce attractive piece with a very early superb provenance. A most pleasing old original golden yellow tone on both sides.

*Provenance:
Ex. Archbishop Sharp Collection, Part 1, Glendining Auction, 5th October 1977 lot (48) Bought by A.H. Baldwin’s
Ex. A. H. Baldwin’s Auction 30, A collection of Crowns, 7th-8th May 2002, lot (415)