Charles I Twenty Pence Briot's Issue


Charles I (1625-1649) silver twenty pence, Third Coinage, Briot's issue with "B" above crown on obverse and "B" above the crown to the left on the reverse. Obverse: Crowned bust to left with "XX" indicating denomination with lozenges above and below behind the head and legend with pellet stops: "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 and legend with pellet stops: "IVSTITIA • THRONVM • FIRMAT" (Justice strengthens the throne). Reasonable collectable condition for type on a small flan, see photograph.

Spink No: 5583, Murray Plate IV No. 40, Type (i)c/i. Diameter 15.3mm. F-. £65.00

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