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Charles I Hammered Silver Shilling 1640/1

Denomination : One shilling
Period : Charles I
Date : 1640/1
Origin : London England
Condition : Fine
Features: Star mint mark, Tower of London mint

Diameter: 30mm

Reference: Coins of England & the UK, Spink #2799

The last of the Kings to believe in his divine right. The son of James 1 ( James IV of Scotland) and like most of the Stuarts before and after he was a woeful politician. He caused a rebellion in Scotland and Ireland and to cap it all was the fundamental cause of the English civil war having prorogued parliament. His delusions were finally brought to an end when the traitor was beheaded in 1649.

 

Condition Summary

Uncirculated (U). As struck with no traces of wear

Extremely Fine (EF). Very slight traces of wear

Very Fine ( VF). Very few signs of wear on the higher parts of the relief

Fine (F). Wear on the coin

 

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