Lot Archive


№ 58


24 April 1996

Hammer Price:

Charles I (1625-1649), Farthing, Richmond type 1b, m.m. key, reads CARA, 0.50gm (BMC 127 and pl.2, same dies; N. 2276; S. 3182). Very fine and well-centred with attractive green patina, extremely rare (£100-150)

Only one example (Ashmolean Museum) seen by Peck (BMC p.589), with the same die-axis as the present specimen