Halfcrown of Charles I

Description
This coin shows, in abbreviated form on the reverse, the Declaration of Wellington - the statement by Charles I, made at the beginning of the war, expressing his war aims. It states that he was fighting for the Protestant religion and the laws of England. His opponents believed they too were fighting for the same principles.
Accession Loan No.
134/1993
Collection Class
Numismatics
Common Name
halfcrown of Charles I
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
halfcrown Charles I
Dimensions
whole diameter 35 mm; whole depth 2 mm
Period Classification
Charles I (1625-1649)
Production Date
1644
Family Group

Material
silver
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Mint
Exeter
Moneyer
Sir Richard Vyvyan
Issuer Person
Charles I
Inscription / Transcription
CAROLV(S) .D.G.MA.BR.FR.ET.HI.R(E)X. ; EXVRGAI DEVS DISSIPENTVR INIMICI; REL.PRO.LE.ANG.LIP.PAR; 1644 EX

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