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Auction: 19021 - The Dr. Erik Miller Collection Part I - Crowns
Lot: 13

Scotland, Charles I (1625-1649), Sixty Shillings, c.1637-1642, third coinage, type 1, Briot's milled issue, m.m. thistle and b, carolvs • d:g • magn • britann • franc • et • hibern • rex, King on horseback trotting left, sash flies behind, holding sword, grassy ground line below, rev. qvæ • devs • conivnxit • nemo • separet •, crowned square-topped and lightly garnished Stuart shield, 29.35g {453.0grns} (Murray, BNJ {1970}, pp. 133; SCBI XXXV, nos. 1424-26, same dies; Burns 1005, same dies; S.5552), the flan profile typical of the rocker press production method, and with a trace of adjustment at 3 o'clock, otherwise toned, and pleasingly bold, almost extremely fine, rare thus

provenance
SNC, April 1963, no. 3103 - "an exceptionally fine and well struck specimen, in splendid condition. Very rare so perfect" - £125.0.0
Glendining, 16-17 May 1962, lot 185 - £105.0.0 (Spink)

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Estimate
£2,000 to £3,000