1630-1 Charles I Tower Mint Fine Work Shilling
Charles I (1625 - 49) Tower mint under the king (1625 - 42) Fine Work Shilling, type 2b, crowned bust left, wearing ruff, value behind, rev. val scroll-garnished shield, ornate scrolls to upper half, plume above between C R, mm Plume ( S.2788; N.2222; Brooker 455 same dies; Sharp C2/4)
A piece of fine work, struck on a carefully prepared large round flan with an even grey tone and very rare. Authenticated and graded somewhat conservatively by NGC as Very Fine 35.
Ex Peter Mitchell Collection - Great-grandson of A.H. Baldwin, founder of the coin-dealing business that bears his name.
Ex DNW Auction " Silver Coins of Charles I from a Private Collection, 26/09/ 2007, lot 47 , realised £1600 hammer
Ex Mark Rasmussen List 15 coin number 52
Ex Mark Rasmussen List 24 coin number 74 (£3,500)
Ex Property of a Gentlemen.