Halfcrown of Charles I

Description
For three years of the Civil War Exeter was loyal to the Royalists. During this time a mint was established in the city which produced a range of coins. This coin was made in Exeter and is a halfcrown.
Accession Loan No.
84/1993
Collection Class
Numismatics
Common Name
halfcrown of Charles I
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
halfcrown Charles I
Dimensions
whole diameter 37 mm; whole depth 2 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
Exeter
Moneyer
Sir Richard Vyvyan
Issuer Person
Charles I
Inscription / Transcription
CAROLVS:D:G:MA:BR:(FRA):ET:(HIB):REX: ; CHRI(ST)O:AV(SPI)CE:REGNO:

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