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980951. STUART. Charles I. 1625-1649. AR Crown (45mm, 29.87 g, 12h). Group V. Tower (London) mint; im: sun. Struck under Parliament, 1645-1646. (sun) CAROLVS · D’· G’· MAG’· BRI’· FRA’· ET · HIB’· REX, Charles on horseback left, holding reins in left hand and raised sword in right / ·:· CHRISTO · AVSPICE · REGNO ·:·, coat-of-arms within garnished frame. Cooper, Silver dies XXVI/XXXVIII; Brooker 275 (same rev. die); North 2199; SCBC 2762. VF, toned. Well struck on a broad flan. ($2950)

978905. STUART. Charles I. 1625-1649. AR Crown (45mm, 30.02 g, 7h). Group IV. Tower (London) mint; im: sun. Struck under Parliament, 1645-1646. (sun) CAROLVS · D’· G’· MAG’· BRI’· FRA’· ET · HIB’· REX, Charles on horseback left, holding reins in left hand and raised sword in right / ·:· C·HRISTO · AVSPICE · REGNO ·:·, coat-of-arms within garnished frame. Cooper, Silver dies XXIV/XXXVI; Brooker 272-3 (same obv. die); North 2198; SCBC 2761. Good VF, toned, weak strike on horseman. ($5250) Ex Heritage 3002 (18 September 2008), lot 21134; Heritage 3000 (29 May 2008), lot 51645.

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