The ‘Welsh Marches’ Collection of British Coins

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Date of Auction: 20th February 2019

Sold for £1,600

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Charles I (1625-1649), Worcester mint, Halfcrown, undated, no mm., large well-centred horseman, no ground-line or w below, rev. crowned oval shield, rampant lions in legend, 14.44g/6h (Bull 669/18, this coin; Allen C-18; SCBI Brooker 1149; N 2592; S 3100). Flan split, otherwise very fine or better for issue, very rare £2,000-£3,000


Provenance: V.J.E. Ryan Collection, Part II, Glendining Auction, 22-4 January 1952, lot 1304; A. Morris Collection [from Baldwin April 1992]