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.

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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