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Auction: 19021 - The Dr. Erik Miller Collection Part I - Crowns
Lot: 12

Charles I (1625-1649), Crown, 1638, Tower, m.m. anchor [flukes to right], •:• carolvs • d? g? mag? br? fr? et • hib? rex •:•, King on horseback riding left, holding sword, no housing, headdress or ground line, rev. •:• christo • avspice • regno •:•, oval garnished shield with six even scrolls, 30.03g {463.4grns}, 1h (Hawkins 3a; Francis 3a; FRC XVIII/XXVI; Brooker 263, same dies; N.2195; S.2758), light surface rub in obverse field, otherwise a pleasingly circular and well-toned example, very fine or better for issue, rare

provenance
SNC, June 1959, no. 14149 - "an exceptionally fine, beautifully toned specimen, very rare in this condition" - £47.10.0
Dr Carter, collection purchased by Baldwin, 1950


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Estimate
£2,000 to £3,000