1645-6 Charles I mm Sun/ Sun over eye Shilling


Charles I (1625- 49), Tower Mint under Parliament (1642-9), Group G, type 4.4  Crowned bust of the king l . Mark of value behind. rev. Square topped shield over cross moline mm. Sun/ Sun over eye? (S.2800; N.2232; Sharp G2/2) 

Typical of this era of coinage, the shape of flan appears to have been of little or noimportance to the moneyer, and although there is a some weakness evident in the legends, the obverse portrait and reverse shield are superbly struck up and well detailed. A very bold Very Fine for issue and darkly toned

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