CHARLES I - Scottish Coinage

Charles I, King of England, King of Scotland, and King of Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649. He was born into the House of Stuart as the second son of King James VI of Scotland, but after his father inherited the English throne in 1603 (as James I), he moved to England, where he spent much of the rest of his life. He became heir apparent to the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland in 1612 on the death of his elder brother Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales. (Wikipedia).

BNJ References:

R. B. K. Stevenson,  ‘The “Stirling” turners of Charles I, 1632-9’, 29 (1958-59), 128-51, 2 pls.

J. K. R. Murray,         ‘The Scottish gold and silver coinages of Charles I’, 39 (1970), 111-44, 3 pls.




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