Bull 570, S.2868. -
Charles I (1625-49), Halfcrown,York Mint, (1643-4) Type 6 , Third horseman, EBOR below in small lettering, king seated on horseback left, mm. lion, CAROLVS. D. G. MAG. BRIT. FRAN. ET. HIB. REX., rev., crowned oval shield dividing crowned CR, CHRISTO.AVSPICE. REGNO., mm Lion (Bull 570 (this coin); Besly 3-C; Brooker 1084a ; Hawkins 6; N.2314; S.2868). Weight 14.45 grams. The Obverse showing characteristics of so many York Halfcrowns where the the die is slightly off centre. This is the illustrated coin for its Bull reference.
Provenance: bought S R Porter in 1979. Images courtesy of M&H coins, and taken from M&H circular III which features York halfcrowns from the collection of Maurice Bull.