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
Silver HALFCROWN
OXFORD mint
1642
obv. Shrewsbury horseman with shallow groundline;
rev.  plumes with bands, colon stops and plume above sash.
15.41g
Spink 2952 - £900 in VF; cf. Brooker 880.
GVF                                                                                        £695    R
C4
CHARLES 1
Silver HALFCROWN
TOWER mint
Group 111, type 4
mm. sun
15.22g
[Spink 2778 - £200 in VF, Brooker 362]
weakly struck behind King
EF or near                                                            £165      R
C5
CHARLES 1
Silver HALFCROWN
YORK mint
Type 7, mm. lion
Spink 2869 - £1000 in VF, North 2315, Besly 2f.
Ex - AMR coins, 2012
GF/nVF                                                                                £375   R   
C6
CHARLES 1
Silver HALFCROWN
YORK mint
Type 6, mm. lion
Spink 2868 - £1000 in VF, Besly 3d
14.80g
Ex - Lloyd Bennett coins, 2002 [£750]
a little convex and small old scratch under horse
VF                                                                                    £675     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 - £850 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 - £1000 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 - £2650 in VF, Brooker 1221, North 2638
weakly struck in places
                                                                                                    £875

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                                                £1100

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
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
Silver Half Pound
SHREWSBURY mint [1642]
1642
mm. plume
59.86g
[Spink 2924 - £3750 in VF]
Ex - Baldwins
striking crack at top edge
VF or near                                                                £1975

C14
Silver Shilling
OXFORD mint [1642-6]
Oxford bust
1642
mm. plume
5.64g
[Spink 2971 - £950 in VF]
sharp details and some lustre, but weakly struck near centre of rev.
RARE
nEF with some lustre                                                                      £675

C15
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
Silver Halfcrown
BRISTOL mint [1643-5]
!644 BR
mm.plume
14.50g
[Spink 3008 - £1500 in VF, Morr. B-2]
Ex - Dawson coins - 1997 [with tickets]
VERY RARE
GVF/VF                                                                                £950
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 - £1850 in VF]
Ex - Vosper coins, 2013
weakly struck a 9 o'clock
VF                                                                        £995
C19
CHARLES 1
Silver SHILLING
TOWER mint
Group F, Bust 6, mm. triangle
Spink 2798 - £525 in VF, Brooker 536-7, Sharp F6/2
5.93g
Ex - Middleham hoard, Yorkshire, 1993;
       R A Shuttlewood collection;
       Spink NC April 2001 [HS 0320] - [with tickets]
bust weakly struck
VERY RARE
VF or better                                                                    £195   R
C20
COMMONWEALTH of ENGLAND - Richard Cromwell
Silver SIXPENCE
1660
mm. anchor
3.05g
[Spink 3220 - £1850 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 photo
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 - £140 in VF
weakly struck in centre
GVF                                                                                        £40
C24
CHARLES 1
Silver SHILLING
TOWER mint
Group D, type 3b, mm. crown
PLUME over SHIELD
Spink 2793 - £475 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 - £140 in VF
GVF                                                                            £45

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                                                                                      
C27
CHARLES 1
Silver SHILLING
OXFORD mint
1642
Oxford bust, mm. Oxford plume
Spink 2971 - £950 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 - £950 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
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
C32
CHARLES 1
Silver SIXPENCE
TOWER mint
Group D, 4th bust, mm. portcullis
3.1g
Spink 2811 - £275 in VF
weakly struck in places
GF/nVF                                                                        £65       R
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
C35
CHARLES 1
Silver GROAT [4d]
WORCESTER or SALOPIA [Shrewsbury] mint
Crude bust, mm. lis / helmet
1.87g
Spink 3116 - £1750 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    R
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
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     R
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     R
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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