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Auction: 19021 - The Dr. Erik Miller Collection Part I - Crowns
Lot: 16

Charles I (1625-1649), Pound, 1642, Oxford, 'Declaration' type, i.m. plume, 10h, carolvs: d: g: magni: britani: fran: et: hib: rex, King on horseback riding left, sash flies behind, holding sword that touches inner circle, Oxford plume behind, no housing or headdress, grassy ground line below, rev. [outer legend] •:•:• exvrgat: devs: dissipentvr: inimici, [inner legend] relig • prot • leg | ang • liber • par in two lines in central tablet, three plumes and value above, 1642 below, 118.02g {1821.3grns}, 10h (Brooker 860, same dies; N.2398; S.2940), scattered digs and traces of smoothing in obverse fields and within Declaration, otherwise a handsome piece, approaching extremely fine with the reverse superly struck-up and much as issued, rare thus

provenance
"Hird", 9 December 1964, lot 349 - "extremely fine, rare - £320.0.0 (Miller)
Dr Heath, 9 September 1937, lot 128 - "extremely fine" - £27.0.0 (Baldwin)
Hamilton-Smith, 23-25 May 1927, lot 251 - "extremely fine and rare" - £38.0.0 (Dr Heath)

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Estimate
£12,000 to £15,000