The Collection of Halfcrowns formed by Brian Dawson

To be Sold on: 21st March 2019

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Saleroom Notice

Some obverse details re-engraved

Charles I (1625-1649), Salopia (Shrewsbury) mint, Halfcrown, mm. small lis on obv. only, tall horseman, nothing below, crowned oval garnished shield, 14.65g/11h (Bull 675/39A (109(Lys)-15), this coin; Allen obv. I, rev. unlisted; SCBI Brooker 1164a, this coin; N 2605; S 3124). Reverse slightly off-centre, otherwise good very fine with attractive dark tone, very rare £4,000-£6,000

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Charles I (1625-1649), Salopia (Shrewsbury) mint, Halfcrown, mm. small lis on obv. only, tall horseman, nothing below, crowned oval garnished shield, 14.65g/11h (Bull 675/39A (109(Lys)-15), this coin; Allen obv. I, rev. unlisted; SCBI Brooker 1164a, this coin; N 2605; S 3124). Reverse slightly off-centre, otherwise good very fine with attractive dark tone, very rare £4,000-£6,000
Provenance: H. Webb Collection, Part I, Sotheby Auction, 9-14 July 1894, lot 559; H. Montagu Collection, Part III, Sotheby Auction, 13-20 November 1896, lot 607; R.C. Lockett Collection, Part II, Glendining Auction, 11-17 October 1956, lot 2548; J.G. Brooker Collection; bt Spink October 1979