Bull 565, S.2869. -
Charles I (1625-49), Halfcrown,York Mint, (1643-4) Type 7 , Second horseman EBOR below, King seated on horseback left, with tail between legs mm. lion, CAROLVS. D. G. MAG. BRIT. FRAN. ET. RIB. REX., rev., crowned oval shield with lion skin garniture, CHRISTO.AVSPICE. REGNO., mm Lion (Bull 565; Besly 2-J; Brooker - ; Hawkins 7; N.2315; S.2869). Weight 14. 12 grams.
Provenance: bought from S R Porter in April 1974. Images courtesy of M&H coins, and taken from M&H circular III which features York halfcrowns from the collection of Maurice Bull.