Silver coin; Denomination: Pound
Oxford Mint
Charles I (1625-1649)

A pound is 20 shillings

Obverse Description

At centre within a circle of beads, the King crowned and wearing armour and a long scarf, holding a sword upright on horseback advancing to left trampling arms including a cannon; behind, a plume; around, CAROLVS D G MAGNI BRITANI FRAN ET HIB REX

Reverse Description

At centre within a beaded circle, three plumes above the Roman numeral XX, below within two 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)

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