Charles I (1625-49), silver Halfcrown, 1644, Bristol Mint, armoured King on horseback left, crowned holding sword, Shrewsbury style plume in field behind, Latin legend and beaded borders surrounding, initial mark plumes, CAROLVS. D: G: MAG: BR: FR: ET: HI: REX., rev. Latin Declaration in two lines at centre between ruled lines RELIG: PROT: / LE: AN: LI: PA:, three plumes with bands above, date below, Latin legend and beaded borders surrounding, initial mark BR monogram, .EXVRGAT. DEVS. DISSIPENTVR. INIMICI., weight 14.21g (Bull 640/1c; cf.Brooker 977; Morrieson B1-1c; N.2489; S.3007). Toned with some light striking weakness, slightly double struck on a broad flan, good very fine.