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

A shilling was a 12 pence coin.

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)

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