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 in coronation robes; behind head, X; around, CAROLVS D G MAG BRIT FRAN ET HIB REX (mm. lis)

Reverse Description

Crowned and garnished square-topped shield quartered with combined arms of England and France (1st and 4th), Scotland and Ireland; around, CVLTORES SVI DEVS PROTEGIT (mm. lis) (translation: God protects His worshippers)

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