1648 Charles I Pontefract Shilling


Charles I (1625-49), silver Pontefract siege Shilling of Twelve Pence, dated 1648, struck on an octagonal flan, crown above C.R at centre, legend and toothed border surrounding, DVM: SPIRO. SPERO, rev. Pontefract Castle gateway, date below, OBS vertically upward to left, hand holding sword to right, flag on central tower above, P to left, C to right, ( S.3148; N.2646; Brooker 1231)

Neatly repaired on the perimeter of the punch where plugged and signs of a old crease otherwise better than good fine. Accompanied by an old hand-written ticket.

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