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

A Unite is a 20 shilling coin, indicated by the Roman numeral XX behind the King's head.

Obverse Description

Within beaded circle crowned bust of Charles I wearing a ruff, armour and mantle fastened on shoulder; behind, XX; around, (mm. heart) CAROLVS D G MAG BR FR ET HI REX.

Reverse Description

At centre within a circle of beads, crowned and garnished shield quartered with the arms of England and Frace jointly in 1st and 4th, Scotland and Ireland; around, FLORENT CONCORDIA REGNA (mm. heart) (translation: United kingdoms flourish).

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