Charles I, Stuart King 1625-1649

Tower Mint under the king 1625-1642. Plume mintmark. Crowned bust facing left in ruff, “V” (5 shillings) behind head, Crown mintmark (flattened); reverse, crowned square-topped shield, pellet at each side.

Struck on a crude flan with some edge damage, portrait well outlined, shield crudely engraved, legends complete, old reddish gold toning.