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

A halfgroat is a 2 pence coin.

Obverse Description

No inner circle, worn crowned bust of the King facing left wearing a lace collar and armour; behind, the denomination in pence in Roman numerals, II; around, CAROLVS D G M B F ET H REX (mm. tun)

Reverse Description

No inner circle, a garnished oval shield quartered with combined arms of England and France (1st and 4th), Scotland and Ireland; around, IVSTITIA THRONVM FIRMAT (mm. tun) (translation: Justice strengthens the throne)

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