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. plume) CAROLVS D G MAG BRIT FR ET HIB 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 dividing the letters CR; around, FLORENT CONCORDIA REGNA (mm. plume) (translation: United kingdoms flourish)

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