The Collection of Halfcrowns formed by Brian Dawson

To be Sold on: 21st March 2019

Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000

Sold for: £10,000

Charles I (1625-1649), Exeter mint, Halfcrown, 1645, mm. rose on obv., ex on rev., horse with twisted tail, no ground line, Declaration in two lines, three small plumes above, date between pellets below, 14.57g/9h (Bull 665/51 (D32n-4f), this coin; Besly N51, and BNJ 1992, pl. 21, this coin; SCBI Brooker 1060, this coin; N 2572; S 3079). Very fine with old cabinet tone, excessively rare; the only specimen listed by Bull and Besly £8,000-£10,000

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Charles I (1625-1649), Exeter mint, Halfcrown, 1645, mm. rose on obv., ex on rev., horse with twisted tail, no ground line, Declaration in two lines, three small plumes above, date between pellets below, 14.57g/9h (Bull 665/51 (D32n-4f), this coin; Besly N51, and BNJ 1992, pl. 21, this coin; SCBI Brooker 1060, this coin; N 2572; S 3079). Very fine with old cabinet tone, excessively rare; the only specimen listed by Bull and Besly £8,000-£10,000
Provenance: E.W. Rashleigh Collection, Sotheby Auction, 21 June-1 July 1909, lot 950; V.M. Brand Collection; R.C. Lockett Collection, Part II, Glendining Auction, 11-17 October 1956, lot 2527; J.G. Brooker Collection; bt Spink