Crown of Charles I

Description
Prior to Sir Richard Vyvyan establishing the Civil War mint in Exeter he had operated a mint in Truro, Cornwall. He used the same dies for striking coins in both places and it is not possible to determine where some coins, like this one, were made.
Accession Loan No.
156/1992
Collection Class
Numismatics
Common Name
crown of Charles I
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
crown of Charles I
Dimensions
whole diameter 44 mm; whole depth 3 mm
Period Classification
Charles I (1625-1649)
Production Year Low
1643
Production Year High
1644
Family Group

Material
silver
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Mint
Truro/Exeter
Moneyer
Sir Richard Vyvyan
Issuer Person
Charles I
Inscription / Transcription
CAROLVS:D:G:MA:BR:FR; CHRISTO:AVSPICE:REGNO

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