Triple Unite 1643 Charles I (1625-1649) Oxford mint. S2726. Rarer type with half-length crowned portrait of king in armour and scarf flying from shoulder. Plume behind head. King has symbolic sword in one hand and olive branch in other. Mint mark Oxford plume above. Obverse legend reads: CAROLVS: D: G: MAGN: BRIT: FR: ET: HI: REX Reverse has declaration in 3 lines on ornate scroll. RELIG: PROT: LEG: ANGL: LIBER: This is the King’s undertaking to uphold the Protestant religion, the laws of the kingdom, and the freedoms and privileges of Parliament. Struck on a large full flan which is slightly irregular as is usual for this type. EF the reverse better and virtually mint state, with some original lustre. Therefore a rarer type and in higher grade than the example which realised £56,000 in our last sale (lot 1719)
ShillingCharles IPattern or Medalet in silver 1628 by N.Briot 29mm diameter, Eimer 112, North 2676, Obverse the Royal Shield within collar and badge of the Order of the Thistle, crowned, all within the Garter CAROLVS D:G. ANG. SCO. FRAN. ET. HIB. REX. FIDEI. DEF. Reverse Crossed Sceptre and Trident, united by a cord. REGIT. VNVS. VITROQUE Exergue. 1628, Fine/About Fine with some dark areas in the reverse legend
UniteCharles II Second issue, with mark of value S.3304, mintmark Crown on obverse only GEF/EF with some flan flaws, the edge with a couple of small edge flaws at the top of the obverse, the portrait especially most pleasing, Ex-Seaby (ANA) 1981
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