The Collection of Halfcrowns formed by Brian Dawson

To be Sold on: 21st March 2019

Estimate: £12,000 - £15,000

Sold for: £24,000

Charles I (1625-1649), Exeter mint, Halfcrown, 1645, mm. Truro rose on obv., castle on rev., King, holding marshal’s baton aloft, galloping over arms, rev. oval garnished shield, 14.33g/4h (Bull 663B/48 (41-26), this coin; Besly L48, and BNJ 1992, pl. 21, this coin; SCBI Brooker 1054, this coin; N 2563; S 3073). Good very fine and excessively rare; possibly the only known example £12,000-£15,000

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Charles I (1625-1649), Exeter mint, Halfcrown, 1645, mm. Truro rose on obv., castle on rev., King, holding marshal’s baton aloft, galloping over arms, rev. oval garnished shield, 14.33g/4h (Bull 663B/48 (41-26), this coin; Besly L48, and BNJ 1992, pl. 21, this coin; SCBI Brooker 1054, this coin; N 2563; S 3073). Good very fine and excessively rare; possibly the only known example £12,000-£15,000
Provenance: Bridgewater House Collection, Sotheby Auction, 15-16 June 1972, lot 294