SKU: 5071

£4,950.00

Siege piece coinages. Newark (Beseiged). A truly exceptional survivor of this popular coinage.

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Charles I (1625-1649), silver Shilling (Siege Piece), 1645, Newark mint (Beseiged), siege piece coinages of The English Civil War (1645-1649). Obv. Large arched crown between ‘CR’, value of XII below. Rev. OBS / NEWARK / 1645 6.01g, die axis 12h (S.3142; North 2640). Some weakness of strike and lightly double struck to obverse, nonetheless well centered on both sides on a broad flan with beautiful deep golden grey toning, a truly exceptional survivor of this popular coinage. Rare in this state. Slabbed and graded by NGC as AU58.

NGC Certification: 6945655-001

Provenance
Ex. St. James’s Auction 11, 08/05/2009, Lot 91

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Country

Period

Ruler

Phase

Date

Production Method

Metal

Denomination

Condition

Mint

Type

Siege piece coinages

Weight

References

S.3142; North 2640

Rarity

Rare in this state

Graded State