Starting Price: 3800 USD
Charles I (1625-49), silver Halfcrown, Aberystwyth Mint (1638/9-42), undated. King on horseback left with upright sword and flowing scarf, more spirited horse, plume of feathers without bands behind, Latin legend and beaded borders surrounding both sides, initial mark book.CAROLVS. D: G: MAG: BRIT: FRAN: ET. HIB: REX. rev. plumes over oval quartered shield of arms, initial mark book.CHRISTO. AVSPICE. REGNO., weight 15.10g (Brooker 745; Bull 486a/3b.2; N 2327; S 2880; KM 200). Toned, slightly double struck, weakly struck on King and corresponding part of reverse with striations, otherwise a bold very fine, in PCGS holder (not a groat) graded VF 30, rare. Estimated Value $4,750
Ex Studio Coins, September 1987.
Ex Alan Morris Collection.
PCGS certification 34313120.