Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals (1 & 2 December 2020)

Date of Auction: 1st & 2nd December 2020

Sold for £2,600

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

Charles I (1625-1649), Shrewsbury mint, Half-Pound, 1642, mm. two pellets on obv., none on rev., King on horseback left, plume behind, ground line below, Declaration in two lines, three Shrewsbury plumes and mark of value above, date below, 60.18g/1h (Morr. D-2; SCBI Brooker 802, same dies; N 2366; S 2922). Skilfully tooled on both sides, typical flan flaw below horseman, otherwise better than very fine, very rare £2,000-£2,600

Footnote

Provenance: H.W. Morrieson Collection, Sotheby Auction, 20-4 November 1933, lot 416; bt S. Mitchell June 1999