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                    CHARLES 1 [1625-49] 
Gold UNITE - TOWER mint - Gp. B - mm. castle
obv. bust left with ruff and scarf;
rev.  crowned suare topped shield.    9.07g
Spink 2687 [£2250 in VF], North 2148.
slightly weakly struck on King's face
Ex - Baldwins
GVF                                                          £2200
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                                                                            £4750
C5                    CHARLES 1 [1625-49]
Silver CROWN - TOWER mint under Parliament
Group 4 - mm. eye
Spink 2761 [£2500 in VF].
Ex - Tim Owen coins.
GF                                                £1650      R
C6      COMMONWEALTH of ENGLAND [CROMWELL] 
Silver SIXPENCE - 1660 - mm. ANCHOR - 2.88g
Spink 3220 [£1750 in VF], North 2726.
Ex - Spink NC, June 2001, no. HS0692; Baldwins.
Flan slightly irregular
VERY RARE
VF/aVF                                                        £1500    R                                                                                 
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. 
Spink 2869 [£950 in VF] Besley 2k
Ex - Michael Trenerry coins, 2000. 
VF/GVF                                                      £850


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 sold
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     sold
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 
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   R
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   sold
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    sold

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 sold                                                                                      
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 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   sold
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   sold
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   sold
C35                           CHARLES 1
Silver GROAT [4d] - WORCESTER or SALOPIA 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].  Ceased and cracked VERY RARE
nVF for issue                                                     £395  sold

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]. Sight 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 of 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    sold
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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