Charles I Forty Pence Falconer's First Issue

Charles I (1625-1649) silver forty pence, Third Coinage, Falconer's First Issue with "F" over left side of crown on reverse. Obverse: Crowned bust to left with "XL" indicating denomination behind the head with 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 legend: "SALVS REIPVB SVPREMA LEX" (The safety of the state is the supreme law). Reasonable collectable condition for type with tiny perforation at 10 o'clock and small edge chip, see photograph.

Spink No: 5579, Murray Plate IV No: 35, Type 1d/f . Diameter 20.2mm. F. £60.00

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