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1629-1630 Charles I Hammered Gold Crown No Reverse Mintmark

1629-1630 Charles I Crown No Reverse Mintmark Obverse

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Charles I gold Crown, struck at the Tower mint under the King with heart mint mark to obverse only. Obverse: group B, second bust: tall, elongated, left facing portrait of Charles I, his crown cutting through a beaded circle. ‘V’ behind for value. Mint mark: heart (1629-1630). Legend: ‘CARLOVS · D: G: MA: BR:’ FR: ET · HI: REX ·’. Reverse: slightly garnished, square-topped shield of royal arms within beaded circle, crown breaking through circle. Legend: ‘CVLTORES · SVI · DEVS · PROTEGIT’. No mint mark. In a footnote North mentions one coin of this type, lacking the reverse mint mark. There’s no mention of such a coin in Schneider. Charles I acceded to the throne in 1625 following the death of his father, James I. In March 1629, around the time this coin was struck, Charles dissolved the English parliament, beginning 11 years of personal rule, only broken by the need to pay troops to face an invading Scottish army in 1640. Weight: 2.19 grams. Diameter: 19.9 millimetres (approximately). Grade: VF - Good flan with strong details, slight double strike on obverse and a couple faint hairline cracks: Very Fine and better in places. References: S 2712, N 2182(b).
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Group B, second bust: long and narrow with prominent truncation. Mint mark: heart. Legend reads: 'CARLOVS · D: G: MA: BR:’ FR: ET · HI: REX ·'.


Square shield of arms, surmounted by crown within beaded circle. No mint mark. Legend: 'CVLTORES · SVI · DEVS · PROTEGIT'.


Gold coin. Weight: 2.19 grams. Approximate diameter: 19.9 millimetres.


VF - Good flan with strong details, slight double strike on obverse and a couple faint hairline cracks: Very Fine and better in places.

What are gold Crown coins?

The first gold Crown coins were struck during the reign of King Henry VIII. These hammered Five Shilling pieces were minted in both silver and gold through the rest of the Tudor period and into the reign of King Charles II. Silver Crowns continued to be struck for circulation in the ensuing centuries through in fairly limited numbers. In recent decades the Crown has found a role as a commemorative coin, with a face value of Five Pounds. Limited numbers of these modern Crowns are struck in gold as a prestigious collectors piece.


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