Charles I Crown fetches £5,000


06 June 2021
The recent sale at London Coins saw a variety of pieces and banknotes go under the hammer, including a Tower Mint under Parliament Crown or Charles I.

A Charles I Crown was one of the highlights of the recent sale at London Coins. Produced at the Tower Mint under Parliament, the coin was described as having a 'pleasing and even strike, the reverse in particular with much eye appeal.'

Coin spec: Group V, Fifth Horseman, type 5, Tall, spirited horse, S.2762, North 2199, Brooker 275, mintmark Sun

SOLD FOR £5,000

Another Crown, this time from 1893, also attracted great interest. The Victorian coin was said to be an 'attractive and desirable piece'. 

Coin spec: LVI Proof ESC 304, Bull 2594, Davies 505 dies 2A T of VICTORIA points to a space, the B of B.P. very weakly struck, FDC, flashes of blue, gold and magenta toning add to the eye appeal of this NGC PF65 CAMEO.

SOLD FOR £3,400

An India Five Rupees gold coin of 1870 was described as a 'very desirable example of this popular series and always highly sought after'.

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Coin spec: KM#476 Prooflike Restrike UNC and highly lustrous, some light contact marks and hairlines are evident.

SOLD FOR £3,600

In the Hammered Coin section an Angel of Henry VII boasted excellent detail. 

Coin spec: Angel Henry VII Obverse with AGLIE legend, with double saltire stops, and Cross Crosslet spear shaft, Reverse with Saltire stops, S.2186, North 1698, Schneider 535, mintmark Cross Crosslet, 5.11 grammes, a little weakness of strike below the angel's wing and correspondingly on the reverse, EF or near so a most attractive piece with excellent detail on the Angel.

SOLD FOR £4,200

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