Coin - Shilling, Charles I, Great Britain, 1633-1634 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 25700

Silver coin; Denomination: Shilling
Tower Mint, London
Charles I (1625-1649)

A shilling was a 12 pence coin.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.74 g (Weight)

More information

Themes this item is part of: The Tower Mint, 1300-1809, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Hammered
DateEra: 1633-1634 AD
Denomination: 1 Shilling
Obverse Description: Crowned bust of the King facing left wearing a lace collar and armour; behind, the denomination in pence in Roman numerals, XII; around, (mm. portcullis) CAROLVS D G MA BR FR ET HI REX
Reverse Description: Garnished oval shield quartered with combined arms of England and France (1st and 4th), Scotland and Ireland dividing the letters CR; around, CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO (mm. portcullis) (translation: I reign under the auspices of Christ)
Edge Description: plain
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King Charles I, England, Great Britain
Mint: London Tower (Mint)
  1. [Book], J. North, English Hammered Coinage, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1963, North 2223 Pages
  2. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 2789 Pages

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