Collection of British Coins formed by the late Ronald Hansen

Date of Auction: 18th September 2013

Sold for £15,000

Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000

Charles I (1625-1649), Oxford mint, Pound, 1643/2, mm. Oxford plume on obv. only, Shrewsbury horseman riding over arms and armour, Oxford plume behind, rev. seven pellets before legend, mark of value and three Oxford plumes above Declaration, date below, 120.77g/10h (Morr. B-1; SCBI Brooker 863A, same dies; N 2398; S 2940). Two small edge splits and some minor surface marks, otherwise nearly extremely fine for issue, very rare £8,000-10,000


Provenance: SCMB March 1957 (9320); Sotheby Auction, 18 February 1981, lot 158; bt Spink (Australia) March 1981.

Illustrated on the front cover of
Coin Collecting for Beginners by K.A. Jacob, London, 1958