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Auction: 19021 - The Dr. Erik Miller Collection Part I - Crowns
Lot: 15

Charles I (1625-1649), Crown, 1645, Tower, m.m. sun, • carolvs • d.' g.' mag.' bri.' fra.' et . hib.' rex, King on horseback riding left, sash flies behind, holding sword that divides legend, no housing, headdress or ground line, rev. •:• christo • avspice • regno •:•, oval garnished shield with six even scrolls, 30.41g {469.3grns}, 10h (Hawkins 5; Francis 5; FRC XXVII/XL; Brooker 275, same obverse die; N.2199; S.2762), slight striking split at 2 o'clock, otherwise toned and attractively struck up across a broad flan, good very fine or better for issue, rare thus

provenance
Checkley, 10 February 1965, lot 51 - £250.0.0 (Miller)
Readhead, collection purchased by Baldwin, 1950

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Estimate
£6,000 to £8,000