1643-4 Charles I york Mint type 6 Halfcrown - V over A error !


Charles I (1625-49), Halfcrown, York Mint, (1643-4) Type 6 , Third horseman EBOR  below in small lettering, King seated on horseback left,  mm. lion, CAROLVS. D. G. MAG. BRIT. FRAN. ET. HIB. REX., rev., Crowned oval shield dividing crowned CR, CHRISTO. AVSPICE. REGNO.,  mm Lion (Bull 572 (this coin); Besly 3-D;  Brooker 1082 ; Hawkins 6;  N.2314; S.2868) weight 14.75 grams

Listed as a Good Very Fine, neatly toned and the plate coin (Bull 572) used to illustrated this die type in "The HALFCROWNS OF CHARLES I" book. The legend on the reverse in error has the V of AVSPICE over a A.


Ex Maurice Bull Collection (bought from a Spink Numismatic Circular in 1974

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