James I(1603-25), Shilling, 1st coinage, bust 1, mm thistle

Item Reference: C212010558 Sold Share
James I (1603-25), Shilling, first coinage (1603-04), first crowned bust right, value behind, beaded linear circles, mintmark thistle (1603-04), legend surrounds IACOBVS DG ANG SCO FRA ET HIB REX. Rev,…
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Description

James I (1603-25), Shilling, first coinage (1603-04), first crowned bust right, value behind, beaded linear circles, mintmark thistle (1603-04), legend surrounds IACOBVS DG ANG SCO FRA ET HIB REX. Rev, square topped quartered shield of arms, reads EXVRGAT DEVS DISSIPENTVR INIMICI, 5.90g (S.2645; N.2072).

Executed on a broad flan with light cabinet toning, legends legible both sides, portrait showing some weakness in King’s profile, the armour well depicted. Rev, parts of coat of arms showing wear, some scratches both sides. Softly struck in places, good fine, scarce.

Ex Baldwin’s, bought 1979

Specification

Period 1603 - 1625
Date 1603-04
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Shillings

Coin Ruler

James I

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Thistle

References S.2645; N.2072
Weight 5.90 g

Provenance

Ex Baldwin’s, bought 1979

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