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    - ID: 618

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 1999-04-09

    Charles I., 1625-1649.

    Obsidional Shilling 1645, Newark.
    Av.: Crown between C-R, below, XII.
    Rv.: OBS/NEWARKE/1645.
    5,57 g.

    Ref.: Brause/Mansfeld pl. 8, 4, BoC 18/2, 1993, p. 30, 4a.

    FAKE
    – A neat cast made from a pierced and repaired genuine coin. Traces of plugging can clearly be seen in the upper angle, especially on the rev. The weight is somewhat low, the original pieces weigh around 5,8-6 g.