Silver coin; Denomination: Halfgroat
Tower Mint, London
King Charles I (1625-1649)

The halfgroat is a twopence coin

Obverse Description

Within an inner line circle, the crowned and draped bust of Charles I facing left; behind, the denomination in pence, II; around, (mm. portcullis) CAROLVS D G M B F ET H REX.

Reverse Description

A garnished oval shield quartered with the arms of England combined with France, Scotland and Ireland dividing the letters CR; around, (mm. portcullis) IVSTITIA THRONTVM FIRMAT (translation, Justice strengthens the throne).

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