Silver coin; Denomination: Halfcrown
Oxford mint
Charles I (1625-1649)

A halfcrown is a 2 shilling and 6 pence coin.

Obverse Description

At centre within a circle of beads, the King crowned and wearing armour and a long scarf, holding a sword, on horseback advancing to left; behind, a plume; around, CAROLVS D G MAG BRIT FRAN ET HI REX (mm plume)

Reverse Description

At centre within a beaded circle, three plumes; below within two lines the Declaration, RELIG PROT LEG / ANG LIBER PAR; below, 1642; around, EXVRGAT DEVS DISSIPENTVR INIMICI (translation of the declaration: The religion of the Protestants, the laws of England, the liberty of Parliament; translation legend, Let God arise and let His enemies be scattered)

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