Tag Archive for: Charles I

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Coin 151 – GOLD DOUBLE-CROWN (1631-1632), PCGS AU-53

Charles I, Stuart King, 1625-1649 S-2720, Briot's milled coinage of 1631-1632. Also known as a Half-unite, value "X" behind head (for 10 shillings), similar in style to Briot's Unite.  
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Coin 152 – GOLD CROWN (1625-1642), NGC MS-62

Charles I, Stuart King, 1625-1649 S-2715, Early issue, Tower Mint under king. Value "V" behind head (for 5 shillings).  
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Coin 153 – GOLD TRIPLE UNITE 1644, PCGS AU-55

Charles I, Stuart King, 1625-1649 S-2729, N-2385 Half-length crowned portrait facing left, holding sword and olive branch, without scarf, Oxford plume in field behind his head; reverse, legend of the Declaration made by the king at Wellington,…
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Coin 154 – GOLD “OXFORD” UNITE 1644, PCGS AU-50

Charles I, Stuart King, 1625-1649 S-2735, N-2389 Shoulder-length, crowned portrait facing left, holding sword and olive branch; reverse, Declaration on three slightly curved lines. Oxford mint ("1644 OX" below banner). Plume initial mark.…
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Coin 155 – GOLD SCOTTISH UNITE (1637-1642), PCGS MS-63+

Charles I, Stuart King, 1625-1649 S-5531, Crowned and armored half-length portrait facing right, holding large orb and scepter; reverse, crowned shield with Scots crest in two quadrants, crowned "CR" split at sides. Third Coinage of 1637-1642…
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Coin 156 – SILVER “OXFORD” POUND 1644, PCGS AU-53

Charles I, Stuart King, 1625-1649 S-2943, N-2402 King crowned, wearing armor, holding sword aloft, mounted on a war-horse facing left trampling captured arms, with fluttering scarf and Oxford plume behind, initial mark Oxford plume (in…
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Coin 157 – SILVER “OXFORD” HALF-POUND 1642, PCGS AU-50

Charles I, Stuart King, 1625-1649 S-2945, N-2404 The so-called "Shrewsbury horseman" image of the king mounted, facing left, holding a sword, captured arms beneath his horse's hooves, Oxford plume behind him; reverse, three banded Oxford…
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Coin 158 – SILVER CROWN (1631-1632), NGC MS-62

Charles I, Stuart King, 1625-1649 S-2852, N-2298 Briot's milled coinage of 1631-1632. Flower and "B" mintmarks. The king mounted on his warhorse was splendidly engraved by Nicholas Briot for this experimental coinage made by machinery…
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Coin 159 – SILVER CROWN (1642-1649), PCGS AU-50

Charles I, Stuart King, 1625-1649 S-2761, N-2198 Tower Mint under Parliament, 1642-1649. Fourth horseman. King holding sword, riding to left on prancing horse, plain field; reverse, large oval shield. Eye mintmark: struck in 1645. Rare.…
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Coin 160 – SILVER “PONTEFRACT SIEGE” SHILLING 1648, NGC MS-62

Charles I, Stuart King, 1625-1649 S-3150, Pontefract Castle under siege (June 1648 through March 1649). Octagonal. Large crown above centered "CR" with surrounding legend DUM SPIRO SPERO ("While I live, I hope"); reverse, castle gateway with…