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Spink UK / British Coins and Commemorative Medals: Spring Auction - 24/03/2020 / Charles I / Lot 302
Charles I (1625-49), Halfcrown, a contemporary forgery from false dies, struck in silver, in the style of Bristol, '1645' [?], 10.50g, 4h, no m.m., [car]olvs: d: g: m:a dg: r: f:r: e:t: hi: r:ex [sic], crude horseman left, plume behind, b below [sic], rev . no m.m. (legend begins at 4 o'clock), exvrgat dissie[...]r inimici [sic], ns reversed, rel: prot | le: an: l: ipa in two lines, three plumes above, date below (Brooker -; cf. S.3009), small striking splits at 2 o'clock and 7 o'clock otherwise toned, fair, rare provenance 'A Group of 17th Century Counterfeits from a Deceased Estate', DNW 89, 29 September 2010, lot 2304 (via S Mitchell, November 1996) Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.