1645 CHARLES I NEWARK HALFCROWN
CHARLES I (1625 – 49) Siege Money, Newark ( 1645-1646) Halfcrown. 1645 Large crown; C R across field, XXX below / OBS :/NEWARK/I645. (S 3140; N.2638; Bull 686; Hird 245, same dies; Brooker 1221, same dies) – Weight 14.51 grams
Struck on plate still showing signs of it’s original design at the top of the reverse also signs of red wax deposits in the obverse crown from a old catalogue listing from the late 19th or early 20th century. This specimen has very an extremely strong eye appeal, and overall is a really Good Very Fine in grade.
Ex Spink Auction 119, 4 March 1997, lot 107