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

The crown was valued at 5 shillings, indicated by the Roman numeral V behind the King's head.

Obverse Description

Within beaded circle crowned bust of Charles wearing ruff and armour; behind head, V; around, CAROLVS D G MAG BRI FRA ET HI REX (mm. Cross Calvary)

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. Cross Calvary) (translation: God protects His worshippers)

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