Coins of Charles I From the Lyall Collection

Date of Auction: 21st September 2016

Sold for £550

Estimate: £600 - £800

Oxford mint, Halfcrown, 1644, mm. Oxford plume on obv. only, Briot’s horseman, Oxford plume behind king, grassy ground below, rev. Declaration, large plume flanked by two Oxford plumes above, date in small figures and ox below, both between lozenges, 14.88g/6h (Bull 619/6, this coin; Morr. I-6 (this combination not listed); SCBI Brooker –; N 2424; S 2965). Very fine or better, this die combination apparently unique £600-800


Provenance: A. Morris Collection [from Format July 2003]; bt L. Bennett