The Collection of Halfcrowns formed by Brian Dawson

To be Sold on: 21st March 2019

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Sold for: £16,000

Charles I (1625-1649), Shrewsbury mint, Halfcrown, 1642, mm. two pellets on obv. only, Shrewsbury horseman, ground line below, Shrewsbury plume in field, single plume between pellets above Declaration, date below, 15.37g/2h (Bull 586/2b (S5-D6-4c), this coin; Morr. D-2; SCBI Brooker 820, this coin; N 2375; S 2932). Numerous die striations in field, otherwise about extremely fine with old cabinet tone, an exceptionally well-preserved specimen £4,000-£5,000

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Charles I (1625-1649), Shrewsbury mint, Halfcrown, 1642, mm. two pellets on obv. only, Shrewsbury horseman, ground line below, Shrewsbury plume in field, single plume between pellets above Declaration, date below, 15.37g/2h (Bull 586/2b (S5-D6-4c), this coin; Morr. D-2; SCBI Brooker 820, this coin; N 2375; S 2932). Numerous die striations in field, otherwise about extremely fine with old cabinet tone, an exceptionally well-preserved specimen £4,000-£5,000
Provenance: J.G. Murdoch Collection, Part II, Sotheby Auction, 8-13 June 1903, lot 184; F.G. Hilton Price Collection, Part II, Sotheby Auction, 7-8 April 1910, lot 99; H.W. Morrieson Collection, Sotheby Auction, 20-4 November 1933, lot 544; H.P. Hall Collection, Part III, intended Glendining Auction, 26-7 July 1950, lot 161; J.G. Brooker Collection; bt Spink