Gold coin; Denomination: Double-crown
Tower Mint, London
Charles I (1625-1649).

The double-crown, also known as a half unite, was current at 10 shillings, indicated by the Roman numeral X behind the King's head

Obverse Description

Within beaded circle crowned bust of Charles wearing lace collar and armour; behind head, X; around, CAROLVS D G MA BR FR ET HI REX (mm. Anchor)

Reverse Description

Crowned and garnished oval shield quartered with combined arms of England and France (1st and 4th), Scotland and Ireland dividing the crowned letters CR; around, CVLTORES SVI DEVS PROTEGIT (mm. Anchor) (translation: God protects His worshippers)

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