The North Yorkshire Moors Collection of British Coins & Tokens formed by Marvin Lessen (29 January 2020)

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Date of Auction: 29th January 2020

Sold for £1,600

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Charles I (1625-1649), Bristol mint, Halfcrown, 1645, mm. plume on obv. only, Bristol horse, large plume behind, Br below, rev. plumes with wide bands, Br below date, 14.00g/7h (Bull 645/2, this coin; Morr. A-2; SCBI Brooker 989, same dies; N 2491; S 3009). Usual die flaw above le in Declaration, extremely fine and well-struck with an exceptional horse, lightly toned £1,500-£2,000

Footnote

Provenance: Patrick Finn FPL 10, May 1997 (273); P. Earthy Collection; Coin Galleries Mailbid Sale, 10 November 1999 (1253)