Coin - Triple Unite, Charles I, Great Britain, 1642 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 480

Gold coin; Denomination: Triple Unite
Oxford Mint
Charles I (1625-1649)
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 45 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 26.840 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1642 AD
Denomination: Triple Unite
Obverse Description: Crowned half-length figure of Charles I facing left, wearing armour and holding a sword and olive branch; behind, plume with bands; around, (mm. plume with bands) CAROLVS D G MAG BRIT FRAN ET HI REX
Reverse Description: At centre within a beaded circle, three plumes above the Roman numeral III, below within four wavy lines the Declaration, RELIG PROT / LEG ANG / LIBER PAR; below, 1642; around, EXVRGAT DEVS DISSIPENTVR INIMICI (translation of the declaration: The religion of the Protestants, the laws of England, the liberty of Parliament; translation legend, Let God arise and let His enemies be scattered)
Edge Description: plain
Shape: Round
Material: Gold
Issued By: King Charles I, England, Great Britain
Mint: Oxford (Mint)
  1. [Book], J. North, English Hammered Coinage, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1963, North 2381 Pages
  2. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 2724 Pages

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