Charles I Twenty Pence Falconer's Anonymous Issue

Charles I (1625-1649) silver twenty pence, Third Coinage, Falconer's Anonymous Issue without "F" in legends or above crown. Obverse: Crowned bust to left with "XX" indicating denomination behind the head and lozenge mint mark above head with legend: " CAR D:G SCOT ANG FR & HIB R" (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 off-centre reverse, see photograph.

Spink No: 5591, Murray Plate IV No: 43, Type 1b/a or b. Diameter 15.6mm. F. £45.00

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