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Auction 195  22 Sep 2021
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Estimate: 2000 GBP
Price realized: 3000 GBP

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The Michael Gietzelt Collection of British and Irish Coins (1625-1660)

Charles I (1625-1649), Newark, Halfcrown, 1646, reads newark, 14.97g/12h (Bull 687; cf. Hird 246; cf. SCBI Brooker 1222; N 2638; S 3140A). Weak in places and edges a little rough, otherwise neatly struck for issue, good very fine and toned £2,000-£3,000

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Provenance: Bt Spink
On 6 May 1646, Newark-on-Trent, having withstood several successive sieges, was surrendered by the command of the King to the Scottish army, at that time besieging the town. Two days later it was transferred to the Commissioners of the English Parliament
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