Charles I Forty Pence Falconer's First Issue


Charles I (1625-1649) silver forty pence, Third Coinage, Falconer's First Issue with "F" at end of reverse legend. Obverse: Crowned bust to left with "XL" indicating denomination behind the head and legend: "CAR D:G SCOT ANG FR ET HIB R " (Charles by the grace of God King of Scotland England France and Ireland). Reverse: Crown over thistle with two pellets above the crown and legend: "SALVS REIPVB SVPREMA LEX" (The safety of the state is the supreme law). Murray Plate IV No: 35(var) Obverse 1(c), Reverse (d). Reasonable collectable condition for type, see photograph.

Spink No: 5578, Murray Plate IV No: 35(var), Type 1c/d . Diameter 20.5mm. F+. £85.00

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