On the obverse, the coin displays a design taken from the Scottish Rebellion medal of 1639 with the king riding into battle on a galloping horse, his right arm holding a baton and the trampled arms below.
Half-crown of Charles I by Unknown Artist, 1644
© Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery
- Diameter: 3.6 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,300 ( Total: £9,410)
- Acquired in:
- A H Baldwin & Sons
The reverse shows the Royal Arms, incorporating the date '1642' in a cartouche below. Dated 1642 but issued in 1644.
K Woodhouse; Sir Halford Reddish.
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