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Pontefract Beseiged

Triton XXI, Lot: 1458. Estimate $10000.
Sold for $13000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

STUART, Siege money. Pontefract. 1648-1649. AR Shilling (34x42mm, 5.86 g, 11h). In the name of Charles I. Type I. Dated 1648. DVM : SPIRO : SPERO, crowned C · R / Castle gateway with flag; OBS to left, P C above, hand holding sword to right, I648 below. Hird 270–1 (same dies); Brooker 1229–30 (same dies); North 2646; SCBC 3148. Good VF, toned. Struck on a lozenge-shaped flan.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Review XLI.2 (Summer 2016), no. 428638; Nomos FPL (Winter-Spring 2010), no. 122; Alfred R. Globus Collection, purchased privately from Stack’s; Mark Rasmussen FPL 17 (Summer 2009), no. 313; ‘Silver coins of Charles I from a Private Collection’ (Dix, Noonan, Webb 75, 26 September 2007), lot 104.