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James I, Charles I and Commonwealth

Charles I, Silver Halfgroat, Tun mintmark, 1636-8


Charles I, Silver Halfgroat, Tun mintmark, 1636-8, Group D, 3a1 no inner circle




£60 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations ask)

Charles I, Half-Crown, Tower MInt Under Parliament, Eye Mint Mark


Charles I Half-Crown, Tower MInt Under Parliament, Eye Mint mark

Ref: S2778




£210 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations ask)

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 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.

Grade: VF for type, lightly wrinkled.

Prov: Ex Lockdales, comes with old ticket


17mm, 0.89g


£120 SOLD

Scotland, Charles I, Twenty Pence (20d) 3rd Coinage, 1637-42




Obverse: King's bust, crowned, facing left, crown breaking through inner circle, XX denomination behind


Reverse: Crowned thistle surrounded by legend, F possibly at end of legend

Grade: Fine

16mm, 0.64g



 £60 SOLD



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