Charles I, Stuart King 1625-1649
Third Coinage of 1637-1642 by Nicholas Briot. Thistle mintmark. Crowned and armored half-length portrait facing right, holding large orb and scepter; reverse, crowned shield with Scots crest in two quadrants, crowned “CR” at sides.
Lustrous, well detailed, struck on a full broad flan with lovely gold color, an ideal specimen.