CHARLES  1  [1625-49]
       Commonwealth of England

C2                        CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver SIXPENCE - 1643 - OXFORD mint 
mm. book
obv. bust left;
rev.  3 Oxford plumes, 1643 below.
​Spink 2980A.
Provenance: Mark Rasmussen, 2015 [£625]
Reasonably full & round - slight crease
aVF                                                                         £695
C1         OLIVER CROMWELL [1649-58]
Silver SHILLING - 1658 - by Thomas Simon
obv. Bust left; 
rev. crowned shield.                    6.00 g
Spink 3228 [£4750 in EF]
Provenance: Spink 1964; Hepburn-Wright collection.
A very nice coin
EF                                                            £4850             
C3                    CHARLES 1 [1625-49] 
Silver HALFCROWN - 1644 - EXETER mint - mm. rose
obv. Horseman left with sword upright;
rev.  Round shield - date to left of mm.                            
Spink 3076 [£1650 in VF].
Ex - Tim Owen coins.
RARE -  reasonably full and round
F-GF                                                      £850
C4                    CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver SHILLING - PONTEFRACT Siege Piece - 1648
Type 11 on lozenge flan  
obv. large crown over CR;  
rev. Castle with X11 to right and date under.       4.27g
Spink 3149 [£6000 in VF], Hird 276-8 [same dies], Brooker 1232 [same dies].  
Provenance: Spink 117, 19 November 1996 [lot 382]; Mark Rasmussen 29/62 [graded VF].       Some double-striking
VF for issue                                                            £4850   
C5                    CHARLES 11 [1660-85]
Silver SHILLING - 3rd hammered issue - 1660-2
​obv. bust left;
rev.  shield with mm. crown above.
Spink 3322 [£525 in VF].    
Ex - Tim Owen coins
weakly struck in centre, as usual
Full and round
nVF/VF for issue                                    £595
C6                     CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver SHILLING - 1644 - Bristol mint - mm. Br
obv. bust left;
rev.  declaration with 1644 below.         5.07 g
Spink 3015 [£1100 in VF], North 2499, cf. Brooker 996.
Provenance: Spink, October 1978; John Coombs collection.
somewhat short of flan. 
RARE                                                   
VF                                                                  £895
C7                CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver HALF-GROAT - WORCESTER mint - mm. lis
obv. bust left;
rev.  oval shield with lis in legend.
Spink 3118 [£1000 in VF]; Brooker 1167
Provenance: Mark Rasmussen.
weakly struck in places
VERY RARE 
aVF for issue                                          £850
C8       COMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND [1649-60]    
Silver CROWN - 1653 
mm. sun                            
29.62 g
Spink 3214 [£2850 in VF]; ESC 6 [6].
small stain on obv. shield and somewhat mottled rev. field. 
GF/aVF                                                       £1750


C9                 OLIVER CROMWELL
Silver HALFCROWN  - 1658 - milled - Thomas Simon 
obv. bust left, lettered edge;
rev.  crowned shield, 1658.
Spink 3227a [ £2750 in VF]

GF                                                      £1950 
C10               CHARLES 11 [1660-85]
Silver SIXPENCE - 3rd hammered issue - mm. crown
obv. bust left;
rev.  shield with mm. crown above.
Spink 3323 [£475 in VF].
weakly struck in places, edge a bit ragged with 2 small striking cracks and patchy toning
nEF                                                            £375

C11                 CHARLES 11 [1660-85]
Earl of Southampton - 1664 - medallion by A & T Simon 
Silver British Museum electrotype
obv. bust left;                                    35.66 g
rev.  inscription with date below in Roman numerals..
cf. Platt 11, pp. 326-7, type A; MI I, 502/137.
Provenance: Baldwin auction, 10.5.2013, lot 3031
RARE                                  
VF                                                         £150
C12             CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver 'PATTERN HALFCROWN' - c.1649 
mm. lozenge between pellets.  
obv. raised bust of Charles 1 facing left; 
rev. engraved shield with garter between lion and unicorn.   35 mm diameter.  
Bull 696, M.I.I. 373/267    -    now thought to be a 'pattern' by Vanderdort
Ex - St James's auction, 27 September 2011, lot 71
VERY RARE      
nVF                                                       £950     

C13       CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver HALFPENNY - TOWER mint
Rose on each side
Spink 2851 [£60 in VF]
nEF                                          £60

C14                    CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver SHILLING - CONTEMPORARY FORGERY 
in the style of Tower mint Group E, 4.1 - false dies
mm. tun
cf. Sharp F1; Brooker 1199; 'Daedalus' collection of Charles 1 contemporary forgeries, Spink auction, 24.3.2020, lot 278 [sold £645].
Provenance: Studio Coins, Dec. 1998; Spink; 'Daedalus' collection.
Full and round 
VERY RARE
VF or better                                                              £950    R
C16                   CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver SIXPENCE - BRISTOL mint [1643-5] - 1644 
mm. BR.       2.41g
Spink 3020 [£900 in VF], North 2503, Brooker 1001 
Ex - Seaby Coin & Medal Bulletin, May 1978, E313
weakly struck in places. 
RARE
VF                                                                 £795     
C17                       CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver 'FINE WORK' shilling - TOWER mint 
Plume over shield - Group C, bust 3, mm. plume.  5.76g
Spink 2788 [£750 in VF for normal type, this an extremely rare 'fine work' example], North 2222, Brooker 467, Sharp C3/5.  
Ex - DNW auction, 26 September 2007, lot 53 [with ticket]; Lyall collection of Charles 1 coins.  Raised dots on ruff and adjustment marks on beard, hair and ruff + weakly struck portrait
EXTREMELY RARE - Piece of Fine Work 
nVF/VF                                                                     £975
C18                   CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
HALFCROWN - CONTEMPORARY FORGERY   - mm. lion
YORK mint - type 1V - base metal - false dies
Spink 2866 [£400 in VF]; Bull F18; Brooker 1080; 'Daedalus' collection of Charles 1 contemporary forgeries, Spink auction, 24.3.2020, lot 292.
Provenance: 'Daedalus' collection.
VF                                                                       £385   R
C19     COMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND [1649-60]
SIXPENCE - CONTEMPORARY FORGERY
1652 - base metal - mm. sun
Provenance: Private collection, Canada; 'Daedalus' collection.
weakly struck
VERY RARE  - you rarely see Commonwealth contemporary forgery 6ds
                                                                           £95    R
C20       COMMONWEALTH of ENGLAND [1649-60]
HALFCROWN - CONTEMPORARY FORGERY
1653 - base metal [?] 
Provenance: Colin Adams collection; 'Daedalus' collection.
weakly struck
                                                                   £150    R
C21                    CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver 'FINE WORK' shilling - TOWER mint
Group F, bust 1, mm. tun
Spink 2794 [£300 in VF for normal issues - this MUCH rarer], North 2228, Brooker 514a, Sharp F1/1.   5.36g
Ex - DNW auction, 24 September 2008, lot 3532 and the
Lyall collection of Charles 1 coins.
bust weakly struck
EXTREMELY RARE - piece of FINE WORK
GF-nVF                                                                 £475
C22                   CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver SHILLING - TOWER mint
Group E, bust 5, large X11, mm. anchor with flukes to the right on obv. and flukes to the left on rev.   6.01g
Spink 2794 [£300 in VF, for common types, this much rarer and not in Brooker]. 
bust weakly struck and small old hairline in front of forehead - better than photo
RARE   -   Full and round
aVF/nEF                                                                   £135
C23           CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver HALFPENNY - TOWER mint
rose on each side
Spink 2851 [£60 in VF]
a nice example
nEF                                    £65
C24             CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver SHILLING - TOWER mint
Group D, type 3b, mm. crown - PLUME over SHIELD
Spink 2793 - £450 VF
Ex - private collection [with ticket]
mottled dark tone and some porosity
VERY RARE
VF or near                                               £65                         
C25              CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver SHILLING - YORK mint - mm. lion
Type 3                             5.55 g
obv. bust left;
rev.  round shield with lion mm. above. 
Spink 2872 [£800 in VF]; North 2318; Besly 1E
Provenance: Rolland collection, 1923; C E Blunt collection; Lord Stewartby collection.
RARE 
VF or better                                     £750

C26                  CHARLES 1
Silver CROWN - TRURO mint
mm. rose   -   28.84g
Spink 3045 - £1250 in VF, Brooker 1008-9
Ex - J D D Brown collection
some areas of weak striking, but better than photos
F-GF                                                £495     sold                                                                               
C27            CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver SHILLING - OXFORD mint - 1642
Oxford bust, mm. Oxford plume
Spink 2971 [£800 in VF], Morr. D3
Ex - Lloyd Bennett Coins, 1995 [with ticket]
large full flan, weakly struck on face and on rev.
RARE    
nEF                                                        £785
C28          CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver SHILLING - OXFORD mint - 1643
Oxford bust, mm. plume.   6.31g
Spink 2972 [£800 in VF], Morr. D7
Ex - Lloyd Bennett coins [with ticket]
weakly struck in places and patchy toning on rev.
GVF                                                       £650


C29            CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
HALFCROWN - CONTEMPORARY FORGERY
in the style of YORK mint type 1V - mm. lion
Base metal - false dies
cf. Bull F18; Brooker 1080; Besly pl. 8, no. 7
Provenance: 'Daedalus' collection.
ragged edge and patchy toning etc.
                                                    £95    R
C30                      CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver SHILLING - CONTEMPORARY FORGERY 
in the style of Tower mint group E - false dies - mm. anchor
cf. Sharp F4; Brooker 1202; 'Daedalus' collection of Charles 1 contemporary forgeries, Spink auction, 24.3.2020, lot 283.
Provenance: 'Daedalus' collection.
weakly struck
                                                                     £195
C31      COMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND [1649-60]
SHILLING - CONTEMPORARY FORGERY 
1652 - silver ? - false dies
Provenance: 'Daedalus' collection
weakly struck
                                                           £95     R
C32         CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver HALFPENNY  -  TOWER mint
Rose on each side
Spink 2851 [£60 in VF]
a nice example
nEF                                        £65  
C33       CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver HALFPENNY - TOWER mint
Rose on each side
Spink 2851 [£60 in VF]
a nice example
nEF                                    £65 
C34        CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver HALFPENNY - TOWER mint 
Rose on each side
Spink 2851 [£60 in VF]
GVF or better                     £55
commonwealth
C15                   CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver SHILLING - CONTEMPORARY FORGERY
in the style of Tower mint group E  - false dies
cf. Sharp F4; Brooker 1202; 'Daedalus' collection of Charles 1 contemporary forgeries, Spink auction, 24.3.2020, lot 283.
Provenance: Lloyd Bennett, April 1993; 'Daedalus' collection.
RARE
VF or near                                                                £375