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). Nice collectable condition for type with small straightened crease, see photograph.
Spink No: 5579, Murray Plate IV No: 35, Type 1 c/f . Diameter 20.4mm. F+. £95.00
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