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James I, Charles I and Commonwealth

Charles I, Silver Halfgroat, Group D, type 3a1, Crown MInt Mark, Tower Mint Under the King, 1635-6


Obverse: Fourth bust type 3a1, no inner circle, legend around, denomination behind head

Reverse: Rounder shield of arms, crown mint mark, legend around

17mm, 0.93g, ref: S2831

Grade: Flan a little ragged to one edge, interesting portrait deliberately scraped (feelings running deep, but not deep enough for a high denomination perhaps!)


£40 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

Charles I, Silver Shilling, Tower Mint, Triangle Mint Mark, Group F, type 4.4, 1639-40 




Obv: Crowned bust left denomination behind, 'Briot's' bust

Rev: Square-topped shield over cross moline

6.03g, 30mm

Grade: Fine

Ref: S2799

Prov: ex DNW




£75 SOLD


Charles I, SIlver Halfcrown, Tun Mint Mark, Tower Mint Under the King, 1636-8


Type 3a1, third horseman, no caparisons on horse, scarf flying from King's waist. Tun mint mark.
14.6g, S2773
£190 SOLD

James I, Sixpence, 1608, Coronet Mint Mark


Second coinage, fourth bust, slight buckling, despite this a nice coin.

Reverse a little weak, but almost full flan.



25mm, 2.99g




£95 (P&P free)

Charles I, Silver Shilling, Tower Mint, Crown Mint Mark, Group C, type 3b, 1635-6, RARE




Obv: Crowned bust left (bust 2) denomination behind, mixed stops

Rev: Oval garnished shield with plume over, pellet stops 

5.95g, 31mm

Grade: VF, rare, plus two old tickets

Ref: S2788

Prov: ex DNW




£240 (+P&P)


Charles I, Halfcrown, Group III, 3rd Horseman, Type 3a3, Under Parliament, Sun Mint Mark,



Obv: Charles on horseback, no caparisons on horse, king wears a cloak that flies from shoulder, legend around 




Rev: oval garnished shield, legend around

35mm, 14.51g

Ref: S2778

Grade: fine, some clipping to edges, originally well centred




£120 (+P&P)


Commonwealth, 1649-60, Silver Half Groat


After the death of Charles I, the coat of arms was relaced by the St. Georges Cross and the Irish Harp.


The denomination was indicated by the 'II' above.



17mm, 0.82g



£70 (P&P Free)

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