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England Charles I 1645 Bristol mint Halfcrown ex Lockett, Bull Plate Coin

Summary
ID Number: 5609
Category: World & US Coins
Catalogue Number: SCBC.3009; Bull 645/2; SCBI Brooker 989; N.2491
Grade: EF
Weight: 14.00 g., 32 mm.
Date: 1645
Mint: Bristol
Denomination: silver halfcrown
Pedigree: ex Patrick Finn; ex Lockett
Ruler: Charles I
Price: $4K. sold
Additional Details
England.  Charles I, 1625-1649, fine silver halfcrown, 1645, 14.00 g., 32 mm.  Bristol mint w large Bristol plume in field behind King.  SCBC.3009; Mor.A-2; Brooker 989 same dies; N.2491; Bull 645/2 this coin.  Obv. Bristol horse, Br monogram below, legend reading inward around, CAROLVS . D : G : MAG : BR : FR : ET . HI : REX.  Rx. legend reading inward around EXVRGAT . DEVS . DISSIPENTVR . INIMICI, 3 plumes w wide bands, central legend, REL : PROT : / LE : AN : LI : PA : / 1645 / Br.  Diagnostic flaw above LE.

An scarcer important halfcrown from several serious collections and dealers, as detailed below.  $4K.  sold

ex Patrick Finn 1997 List 10, No.273 (800 sterling at $1.25) "...an excellent piece with 'mint bloom' surface in obverse fields.  EF and very rare thus."
ex SNC 1958.263.8567 (17 sterling)
ex R.C. Lockett 2485.(11 sterling)
ex G.Hamilton-Smith, 1913
ex E.W.Rashleigh, 1909
Photos
Obverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
Reverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
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