Scotland James VI 1604 1/2Sword Scpetre
James VI (1567-1625), Half Sword and Sceptre Piece of 60 Shillings, 1604, eighth coinage, crowned Scottish arms, beaded circles and legend surrounding initial mark quatrefoil both sides .IACOBVS. 6. D. G. R. SCOTORVM. outer beaded circle both sides, rev crossed sword and sceptre, crown above, date below, thistle each side, beaded circle surrounding, .SALVS. POPVLI. SVPREMA. LEX. 2.46g (Burns 957; SCBI 35:1201; S.5462).
Light hairlines to right of shield, pleasing red tone, otherwise a bold very fine and a rare date.
ex St James Auction 6, 8th June 2007, lot 469