S.3103, Halfcrown. -
Charles I (1625-1649), Worcester mint, Halfcrown, mm. leopard’s head (?) on obv. only, Briot-style horseman left, grass below, rev. crowned oval garnished shield, rosettes in legend, 14.60g/10h (Bull 670/22; Allen D-22; SCBI Brooker 1152, this coin; N 2594; S 3103). Provenance: G. Hamilton-Smith Collection, Part II, Glendining Auction, 23-5 May 1927, lot 353; R.C. Lockett Collection, Part II, Glendining Auction, 11-17 October 1956, lot 2550; J.G. Brooker Collection; A. Morris Collection [from S. Mitchell July 2000]. Superior to the British Museum specimen illustrated by Bull. Images courtesy of DNW.