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James I, First Coinage, Sovereign

Item Reference: C189NM007757

James I, First Coinage, Sovereign

James I (1603-49), first coinage, sovereign, mm. thistle (1603-04), crowned half-length portrait of king right, wearing plain armour, holding orb and shouldering sceptre, rev. crowned shield of arms, IR at sides, wt. 11.08g, (S.2608; N.2065).

Good very fine, extremely rare.

Ex Glendining Sale 28/11/1980
Ex St. James Auction 27/09/2006
Ex P. Broughton Collection, Spink Auction 22/03/2016