• Code 11719

CHARLES I, 1625-49. Shilling, group E, 5th bust. VF

AR 31mm.  Shilling, im anchor (to right). CAROLVS D: G: MA: BR: FRA: ET· HI: REX · : · His crowned bust with rounded shoulder, left,  XII behind.  R. CHRISTO · AVSPICE · REGNO Square-topped shield.  S.2797; Sharp F5/1,  5.76gm.  Unclipped, and almost a full flan, very little actual wear. Pretty, light, natural toning; slight, light scratching on the face, otherwise Very Fine.

The initial mark anchor was used for 1628-9.  There are many varieties, for example it is found with the anchor upright, and sidways with the tines to the left, and to the right. This particular variant is not in Brooker. The XII behind the king's head indicates that the coin was worth 12 pennies (one shilling). The reverse legend translates as 'I reign under the auspices of Christ', indicating that  Charles believed that having been crowned and annointed he ruled with the blessing of the Almighty.  

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