James I, Unite, Second Coinage Good Very Fine

Item Reference: C201001502 In Stock Share
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…
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Description

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.

Specification

Period1603 - 1625
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Unites

Coin Ruler

James I

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Gold

ReferencesS.2620; N.2085; Schneider --
Weight9.96 g

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