Charles I Twenty Pence Falconer's First Issue


Charles I (1625-1649) silver twenty pence, Third Coinage, Falconer's first issue with "F" over left of crown on reverse. Obverse: Crowned bust to left with "XX" indicating denomination behind the head and legend: "CARD : G • MAG • BR • FR • ET • HI • REX •" (Charles by the grace of God King of Scotland England France and Ireland). Reverse: Crown over thistle with legend: "IVST THRONVM FIRMAT" (Justice strengthens the throne).  Reasonable collectable condition for type with usual weak centres and slight crimp, see photograph.

Spink No: 5588A, Murray Plate IV No: 41, Type 2 j/j.  Diameter 15.9mm. F. £45.00

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