The Collection of Halfcrowns formed by Brian Dawson

To be Sold on: 21st March 2019

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Sold for: £5,000

Charles I (1625-1649), Shrewsbury mint, Halfcrown, 1642, mm. two pellets on obv. only, Shrewsbury horseman, ground line below, Shrewsbury plume in field, three plumes above Declaration, date below, single pellet at start of legend, 14.79g/1h (Bull 586/4e (S5-D6-1f); Morr. D-4; SCBI Brooker 819-23, same obv. die; N 2377; S 2933). Struck on a large full flan, better than very fine with old cabinet tone, very rare £3,000-£4,000

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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, three plumes above Declaration, date below, single pellet at start of legend, 14.79g/1h (Bull 586/4e (S5-D6-1f); Morr. D-4; SCBI Brooker 819-23, same obv. die; N 2377; S 2933). Struck on a large full flan, better than very fine with old cabinet tone, very rare £3,000-£4,000
Provenance: C.W. Dyson-Perrins Collection, Sotheby Auction, 24 November 1958, lot 122; N. Asherson Collection, Spink Auction 6, 10-11 October 1979, lot 56