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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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English Civil War

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Auction 170
Hammered Coins 1642 with tall narrow bust, declaration within wavy lines, plumes with bands on obverse only, Spink 2724, Schneider 284, Brooker 830, North 2381 a splendid example of the iconic coin graded and encapsulated by NGC as AU53 rare and desirable thus, comes with a retail ticket price of £65,000 which being the price the current vendor paid some years ago surely makes this lot a bargain at the current estimate. The was in progress when this fabulous coin was stuck after Charles raised the Royal Standard in on 22nd 1642 he set up his court in Oxford where this spectacular piece was minted. The war against 's New Model Army dragged on until 1646 by which time Oxford was bed with Charles escaping dressed as a servant. Charles joined the Scottish Presbyterian army but nine months later was handed over to the English Parliament after a payment of £100,000 was made. Negotiations between King and Parliament began but descended into intrigue as Charles made a secret deal with the Scots who invaded in 1648 starting the Second Civil War. Once again Cromwell's New Model Army prevailed with Charles fleeing to Carisbrooke Castle on the . Further negotiations collapsed into disarray with Parliament reducing itself to the so called Rump Parliament which eventually resulted in the and extion in January 1649 of
£40,000 London Coins : A170 : Lot 1344 : Triple Unite 1642 Oxford Mint with tall narrow bust, declaration within wavy lines, plumes with band... London Coins : A170 : Lot 1344 : Triple Unite 1642 Oxford Mint with tall narrow bust, declaration within wavy lines, plumes with band...

Auction 162
Hammered Coins 1642 date in cartouche below shield S3071, North 2534, Brooker 1014 nearer VF than Fine desirable thus. This beautiful issue is one of the most famous and desirable numismatic products of the and is of a much better standard of production than most other Royalist provincial issues. Only 23 of these rare pieces are thought to exist with 7 residing in museums
£9,000 London Coins : A162 : Lot 2105 : Halfcrown 1642 Charles I Exeter Mint date in cartouche below shield S3071, North 2534, Brooker 1014 ... London Coins : A162 : Lot 2105 : Halfcrown 1642 Charles I Exeter Mint date in cartouche below shield S3071, North 2534, Brooker 1014 ...

Auction 156
World Cased 1974 a 2-coin set 1100th of the Settlement of Iceland 1000 Kronur and 500 Kronur Proofs FDC in the red case of issue with certificate, 10 Crowns 1979 10th Anniversary of the Inauguration of as Prince of Silver Proof nFDC boxed with certificate, Ascension and St. Helena Fifty Pences 1984 Visit Silver Proof Piedforts a 2-coin set FDC in the red box of issue with certificate, Medal 350th Anniversary of the - Royal Armouries Silver Proof boxed FDC with certificate
£75

Auction 154
Hammered Coins 1643. mint. Mint mark plume with bands, on obverse only. S2727. North 2384 (Very Rare) Schneider 295. Obverse, ornate taller bust CAROLVS. D: G: MAGN: BRIT: FRAN: ET: HIB: REX. Reverse, ‘Declaration’ on continuous scroll RELIG: PROT: LEG: ANG LIBER: PAR (This is Charles promising to protect ‘the religion of the Protestants, the laws of , the liberty of Parliament’) with denomination numerals (III) above and date 1644 below. A tiny piece of excess metal is evident on the reverse above PROT. This is the same original flaw as seen on the Schneider specimen from the same dies. EF, An exceptional coin, fully round and well centred. All lettering and detail crisply struck. The Triple Unite was produced in the early years of the in the period 1642-1644 and it was the most spectacular coin issued during a reign known for its numismatic diversity. Charles I moved his base from London to Oxford in 1642, but Parliament had sred the support of the with its bankers and merchants. Nevertheless the king was determined to continue the production of and coinage and set up the Oxford mint in New Hall Inn, Oxford. The Triple Unite was in effect a large propaganda piece produced by the Royalists in their ongoing clash with the forces of Parliament, and was made in very small numbers over a 3 year period.
£56,000 London Coins : A154 : Lot 1719 : Triple Unite 1643. Oxford mint. Charles I  Mint mark plume with bands, on obverse only. S2727. North... London Coins : A154 : Lot 1719 : Triple Unite 1643. Oxford mint. Charles I  Mint mark plume with bands, on obverse only. S2727. North...

Auction 153
World Cased and Mint Sets (29) and Singles (83) a comprehensive group the majority -sized issues many in the boxes of issue with certificates, mostly UNC to FDC, along with The a set, 12 pieces each 51mm diameter UNC in toned each piece showing a key event of the Civil War, comes in the Wooden box of issue with fold-out pamphlet
£650

Auction 145
Medals The 350th Medals a 12-piece set each 51mm diameter in bronze and depicting key s of the English Civil War UNC in the box of issue with certificates, lockable with keys
£80

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