Summary

Silver coin; Denomination: Halfcrown
Tower mint, London
Charles I (1625-1649).

A halfcrown is a 2 shilling and 6 pence coin.

Obverse Description

At centre within a circle of beads; crowned king wearing long scarf and holding sword near upright on horseback advancing to left; around, CAROLVS D G MAG BRI FRA ET HI REX (mm. triangle in circle)

Reverse Description

At centre within a circle of beads; garnished oval shield quartered with royal arms; around, (mm. triangle in circle) CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO (translation: I reign under the auspices of Christ)

Edge Description

Plain

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