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Triton XXII, Lot: 1421. Estimate $2500.
Sold for $2000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

STUART. Charles I. 1625-1649. AR Sixty Shillings (42.5mm, 29.78 g, 6h). Third (Briot’s) coinage. Class I; im: thistle and в. Edinburgh mint. Struck 1637-1642. CAROLVS · D : G · MAGN · BRITANN · FRANC · ET · HIBERN · REX · (lozenge and double lozenge stops throughout), Charles on horseback left, holding reins and raised sword / QVÆ · DEVS · CONIVNXIT · NEMO · SEPARET ·, garnished square-topped coat-of-arms; crown above. Burns 5 (fig. 1005–same dies); SCBI 35 (Ashmolean & Hunterian), 1424-6 (same dies); SCBC 5552. Good VF, attractive old tone, a few light scratches in obverse legend.


Ex Lucien LaRiviere Collection (Spink 179, 29 March 2006), lot 225, purchased from Spink, December 1979; Spink Numismatic Circular LXXXVII.5 (May 1979), no. 5241.