James I (1603-25), Unite, second coinage, fifth bust, initial mark tun, both sides. Crowned half-length bust orientated to the right in decorated armour, King with fuller beard, holding orb and shouldering lis tipped sceptre, legend surrounds IACOBVS D G MA BRI FRA ET HI REX. Rev, crowned square-topped quartered shield garnished with scrolls, I and R flanking shield, FACIAM EOS IN GENTEM VNAM, 9.96g (S.2620; N.2085; Schneider –).
Well struck on a broad flan yet irregular flan, fully centred with underlying mint brilliance, a scratch to the left of bust, otherwise good very fine + . The mintmark recognised as rare for the issue, not appearing in the Schneider sylloge.