CHARLES  1  [1625-49]
       Commonwealth of England

C2
CHARLES 1
Silver HALFCROWN
OXFORD mint
1643
Oxford horse with groundline
mm. plume
14.67g
Spink 2954 - £850 in VF, Morr.A3, Bull 596/3c
Ex - Mark Rasmussen coins; Lloyd Bennett
struck on a large flan and reasonably round - weakly struck in centre
A nice example - better than photo
VF or better                                                                        £685
C1
CHARLES 1
Silver HALFCROWN 
TOWER mint under Parliament
Group 111, type 4, mm. [P]
14.98g
Spink 2778 - £200 in VF; Brooker 256
Ex - Dr Cedric Raine collection
reasonably full and round, but weakly struck in places
VF                                                                                   £165    
C3
COMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND [Cromwell]
Silver SHILLING
1658
mm. anchor
obv. shield of England with palm and laurel wreath;
rev.  conjoined shields of England & Ireland..
6.02g
Spink 3218 - £2500 in VF, North 2725, ESC 161, R2.
striking edge split
VERY RARE
VF                                                                                        £1850    
C4
CHARLES 1
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 - £6250 in VF, Hird 276-8 [same dies], Brooker 1232 [same dies]. 
Ex - Spink 117, 19 November 1996 [lot 382]; Mark Rasmussen 29/62.
some double-striking
VF                                                                                                £5500
C5
COMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND [Cromwell]
Silver HALFCROWN
1653
mm. sun,  14.93g
Spink 3215 - £750 in VF, North 2722, ESC 36..
Ex - Spink auction, 10 October 1984, lot 278.
weakly struck in centre
nVF                                                                                £585      
C6
CHARLES 1
Silver HALFCROWN
CHESTER mint
mm. 3 gerbs and sword
CHST below horse
13.76g
Spink 3130 - £3750 in VF, North 2627/1, Brooker 1111.
Ex - Baldwins
VERY RARE
VF/aVF                                                                                    £2950                                
C7
CHARLES 1
Silver HALFCROWN
EXETER mint
1643-6
mm. rose
Round shield with 5 short and 2 long scrolls
13.28g
Spink 3065 - £800 in VF
Ex - Lloyd Bennett
RARE
weakly struck in places, flan a bit irregular and somewhat mottled toning
nEF/GVF                                                                            £675
C8
CHARLES 1
Silver HALFCROWN
YORK mint [1643-4]
Group 7.
mm. lion
obv. EBOR below horse
rev.  oval garnished shield
14.50g
[Spink 2869 - £950 in VF, Bull 558, Besley 2c - BNJ 54, 1984]
Ex - Baldwins 
nVF/VF for issue                                                                             £575


C9
CHARLES 1
Silver HALFCROWN
NEWARK Siege piece
1645
obv. crown with CR at sides and XXX below;
rev.  OBS:NEWARK:1645
14.55g
Spink 3140 - £2750 in VF, Brooker 1221, North 2638
weakly struck in places
                                                                                                    £895

C10
CHARLES 1
Silver HALFCROWN
NEWARK Siege piece
1646
obv. crown with CR at sides and XXX below;
rev.  OBS:NEWARK:1646
14.84g
Spink 3140A - £2500 in VF
Ex - Lloyd Bennett
weakly struck at bottom
around nVF for issue                                                £1200     R*

C11
CHARLES 1
Silver HALFCROWN
NEWARK Siege piece
1646
Unusual with 1646 counter-mark above and below NEWARK
Spink 3140A - £2500 in VF
weakly struck in places                                                £395     R
C12
CHARLES 1
Silver 'PATTERN HALFCROWN'
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
Similar to the 'patterns' by Vanderdort
Ex- St James's auction, 27 September 2011, lot 71
RARE
nVF                                                                                    £750
C13
CHARLES 1
Silver HALF POUND
SHREWSBURY mint [1642]
1642
mm. plume
59.86g
[Spink 2924 - £3500 in VF]
Ex - Baldwins
striking split at top edge
VF or near                                                                £1975

C14
CHARLES 1
Silver SHILLING
OXFORD mint [1642-6]
Oxford bust
1642
mm. plume
5.64g
[Spink 2971 - £900 in VF]
sharp details and some lustre, but weakly struck near centre of rev.
RARE
nEF with some lustre                                                                      £675

C15
CHARLES 1
Silver SHILLING
OXFORD mint [1642-6]
1646
Crowned bust left - annulets at date
5.83g
[Spink 2978 - £1050 in VF, Brooker 947, North 2454]
Ex - Spink
weakly struck in places
VERY RARE
VF                                                                                            £850

C16
CHARLES 1
Silver HALFCROWN
BRISTOL mint [1643-5]
!644 BR
mm.plume
14.50g
[Spink 3008 - £1250 in VF, Morr. B-2]
Ex - Dawson coins - 1997 [with tickets]
VERY RARE
GVF/VF                                                                                £950      R*
C17
CHARLES 1
Silver FINE WORK shilling
TOWER mint
Plume over shield
Group C, bust 3, mm. plume
5.76g
cf. Spink 2788 - £675 in VF for normal type, not this extremely rare 'fine work' example, North 2222, Brooker 467, Sharp C3/5
Ex - DNW auction, 26 September 2007, lot 53 [with ticket].
raised dots on ruff and adjustment marks on beard, hair and ruff + slight hairlines behind bust
EXTREMELY RARE - Piece of Fine Work with carefully engraved dies
aVF/VF                                                                                                    £1500
C18
CHARLES 1
Silver SHILLING
NEWARK Siege Piece
1645
OBS:NEWARKE 
5.82g
[Spink 3142 - £2500 in VF]
Ex - Vosper coins, 2013
weakly struck a 9 o'clock, but better than photos.
VF                                                                           £1250
C19
CHARLES 1
Silver GROAT [4d]
ABERYSTWYTH mint
mm. book
Spink 2893 - £200 in VF, North 2258.
1.93g
Ex - Spink
bust weakly struck, nice reverse, striking edge split
nVF/VF                                                                        £135
C20
COMMONWEALTH of ENGLAND [Cromwell]
Silver SIXPENCE
1660
mm. anchor
3.05g
Spink 3220 - £1750 in VF, North 2727, ESC 215 - R3.
cf. DNW auctions, 17 March 2010, lot 496
Ex - P Wallwork collection, 1995
rev. date double-struck
A nice example for issue with clear anchor mint mark and better than photos [not as blotchy]. 
EXTREMELY RARE
GVF                                                                                            £1575
C21
CHARLES 1
Silver FINE WORK shilling
TOWER mint
Group F, bust 1, mm. tun
Spink 2794 - £275 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
bust weakly struck
EXTREMELY RARE - piece of FINE WORK
GF/aVF                                                                                                £850
C22
CHARLES 1
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 - £275 in VF, for common types, this much rarer and not in Brooker
Full and round, bust weakly struck and small old hairline in front of forehead - better than photo
RARE
GVF/nEF                                                                                                £175
C23
CHARLES 1
Silver SHILLING
TOWER mint
Group F, 6th bust, mm. triangle
Spink 2799 - £145 in VF
weakly struck in centre
GVF                                                                                        £40   R
C24
CHARLES 1
Silver SHILLING
TOWER mint
Group D, type 3b, mm. crown
PLUME over SHIELD
Spink 2793 - £425 in VF
Ex - private collection [with ticket]
mottled dark tone and some porosity
VERY RARE
VF or near                                                                  £65                          
C25
CHARLES 1
Silver SHILLING
TOWER mint
Group F, bust 6, mm. triangle
Spink 2799 - £145 in VF
GVF                                                                            £45    R

C26
CHARLES 1
Silver SHILLING
BRIOT 2nd HAMMERED ISSUE
Nicholas Briot coinage, 1638-9, mm. triangle over anchor
Spink 2862A - £900 in VF
Ex - Lloyd Bennett Coins [with tickets]
some surface marks on obv. - obv. lighter than photo
RARE
GF                                                                £195   R*                                                                                      
C27
CHARLES 1
Silver SHILLING
OXFORD mint
1642
Oxford bust, mm. Oxford plume
Spink 2971 - £900 in VF, Morr. D3
Ex - Lloyd Bennett Coins, 1995 [with ticket]
large full flan, weakly struck on face and corresponding point on rev.
RARE
nEF                                                                                            £750
C28
CHARLES 1
Silver SHILLING
OXFORD mint
1643
Oxford bust, mm. plume
6.31g
Spink 2972 - £900 in VF, Morr. D7
Ex - Lloyd Bennett coins [with ticket]
weakly struck in places and patchy toning on rev.
GVF                                                                                            £585


C29
CHARLES 1
Silver 'SHILLING'
'PATTERN SHILLING or UNITE' by Abraham Vanderdort
mm. lis
obv. armoured bust left;
rev.  crowned royal arms in garnished oval shield
5.23g
Brooker 1240, North 2655, MI 374/269
Ex - Christopher Foley collection
RARE
GF/nVF                                                                            £575 
C30
CHARLES 1
Silver SIXPENCE
TOWER mint
1627, Group B, mm. castle
2.87g
Spink 2807 - £500 in VF, North 2236, Brooker 584
Ex - Bohr collection, Bonhams auction, 17 October 2006, lot 1343 [with tickets]
weakly struck in places
VERY RARE
nVF/GF                                                                                                £150       R
C31
CHARLES 1
Silver SIXPENCE
TOWER mint
Group C, small bust, mm. rose
PLUME OVER SHIELD
2.68g
Spink 2810 - £500 in VF, North 2239, Brooker 602
Great provenance:
E C Carter collection; R Carlyon-Britton collection; Seaby 1959, J M Ashby collection; Spink auction, 12 July 2000, lot 2293 [with tickets].
reasonably full and round, weakly struck in places, unusual raised dots before mintmark on rev. and surface flaws in front of bust
VERY RARE
GF/nVF                                                                                            £150    R*
C32
CHARLES 1
Silver HALFGROAT [2d]
TOWER mint
Group D, 4th bust, type 3a2
0.95g
Spink 2832 - £85 in VF
weakly struck in places
VF                                                                        £45       
C33
CHARLES 1
Silver SIXPENCE
BRIDGENORTH-ON-SEVERN mint
1646
mm. B
2.85g
Spink 3041 - £900 in VF
Ex - Lloyd Bennett coins [with tickets]
RARE
VF/aVF                                                                                £750
C34
CHARLES 1
Silver SIXPENCE
EXETER mint
1644
mm. rose
Spink 3087A - £950 in VF
2.68g
Ex - Lloyd Bennett coins [with tickets]
weakly struck
RARE
aF/F                                                                            £165      R
C35
CHARLES 1
Silver GROAT [4d]
WORCESTER or SALOPIA [Shrewsbury] mint
Crude bust, mm. lis / helmet
1.87g
Spink 3116 - £1650 in VF, North 2622, Brooker 1176
Ex - Lingford collection; Baldwins 1996, Lloyd Bennett, 2010 [with tickets]
weakly struck as usual and pierced
VERY RARE
VF/GVF                                                                                        £575
C36
CHARLES 1
Silver GROAT [4d]
ABERYSTWYTH mint
smaller bust, mm. book
1638-42
Spink 2893 - £200 in VF
VF                                                                £150    sold
C37
CHARLES 1
Silver GROAT [4d]
ABERYSTWYTH mint
mm. book
1638-42
Spink 2892 - £225 in VF
old dent on face
GF/nVF                                                                    £75
C38
CHARLES 1
Silver HALFGROAT [2d]
ABERYSTWYTH mint
1638-42, mm. book
0.77g
Spink 2901 - £150 in VF
Ex - DNW auctions, 21 June 2012, lot 672
face weakly struck
VF                                                                        £120
C39
CHARLES 1
Silver HALFGROAT [2d]
ABERYSTWYTH mint
1638-42, mm. book
Spink 2901 - £150 in VF
creased with surface crack
GF-nVF                                                        £40     R*
C40
CHARLES 1
Silver HALFGROAT [2d]
ABERYSTWYTH mint
1638-42, mm. book
Spink 2901 - £150 in VF
bust weakly struck and double-struck
nVF/VF                                                                            £85
C41
CHARLES 1
Silver HALFGROAT [2d]
WORCESTER or SALOPIA [Shrewsbury] mint
1643-4
bust right, mm. lis
0.76g
Spink 3118 - £900 in VF
Ex - Lyall collection [Oct 2003 - £325][ Lloyd Bennett, 2010. [with ticket]
creased and cracked VERY RARE
nVF for issue                                                                            £395

C42
CHARLES 1
Silver PENNY
ABERYSTWYTH mint
Reads CARO, with ics, mm. book, 1638-42
Spink 2904 - £250 in VF
Ex - Lloyd Bennett [with ticket]
slight creasing in front of bust
RARE
VF                                                                           £135     sold
C43
CHARLES 1
Silver MEDAL
Birth of Charles 11
1630
30 mm diameter
Probably by Nicholas BRIOT
Elmer 116
GVF                                                            £120
C44
CHARLES 1
Silver MEDAL
Tribute to Henrietta Maria [wife if Charles 1]
1628
by Nicholas BRIOT - signed NB
27 mm diameter
Elmer 110
VF or near                                                                £95

C45
CHARLES 1
Silver MEDAL
Tribute to Henrietta Maria [wife of Charles 1]
1628
by Nicholas BRIOT, signed NB, 27 mm
Elmer 110
GVF                                                                                    £135     sold
C46
CHARLES 1
Silver MEDAL
Tribute to Henrietta Maria [Charles 1 wife]
1628
by Nicholas BRIOT, signed NB
Elmer 110, 27 mm
EF or near                                                                            £180
C47
COMMONWEALTH of ENGLAND [Oliver Cromwell]
Silver SHILLING
1653
Reads: COMMONWEALH [no T] and no stop after THE
ESC 130 [old version 988B]
R4 - only 11 to 20 examples known
Ex - Christies auction, 12 July 2001, lot 31 [£415]
weakly struck in places and some marks on rev.
EXTREMELY RARE
GF                                                                                                £495    sold
C48
CHARLES 1 silver GROAT [4d]
EXETER mint
1644
mm. rose
obv. crowned bust left;
rev.  round garnished shield.
1.71g
Spink 3088 - £450 in VF, North 2579, Brooker 1071.
Ex - Baldwin coins
RARE
Superb bust
EF or near                                                      £900                          

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