12 - 14 July 2000
Charles I, Shilling, group D, type 3.1, m.m. harp (birdheaded on obv., plain on rev.)(Sharp D2/1; N.2223; S.2785), very fine and neatly struck on a round flan
Dr E C Carter, collection purchased by Baldwin, 1950
Bought Baldwin, 1956
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Though it is very well struck, this is probably a currency and not a 'Fine Work' piece. The usual 'Fine Work' specimens of type 3.1 are Sharp D1/1, though pieces of Sharp D2/1 do exist (BNJ 1977 p.109).
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