1642 Charles I Oxford Mint Half Pound
Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Oxford Mint (1642 - 46) Half-Pound, 1642, 'Declaration' type, Shrewsbury horseman, small plume behind, rev. Declaration in two lines, 'Oxford' plumes and value above with bands, date below, i.m. plume (Morrieson A-2; Brooker 868 same dies; North 2404; Spink 2945) weight 59.50 grams
What a coin ! Some areas of double striking on the obverse but an impressive and imposing example of this much sort after English Civil War only issue. About Very fine and well toned.