Scotland James VI AD 1567-1625 Silver Thirty Shillings Eighth coinage
Scotland James VI AD 1567-1625 Silver Thirty Shillings Eighth coinage.
King on horseback wearing Scottish crown/ Shield with arms of Scotland 1st and 4th quarter.
S5504, 35mm, 14.71g
This coin comes from part four of the Fort collection, Late Scottish hammered coins. A carefully assembled comprehensive collection of the coins representing the final years of hammered coinage for Scotland, spanning a turbulent time where debasement was rife and the English Civil War was looming. Of note are the Briot & Falconer issues with their great artistic merit, unparalleled in the British hammered series. Coins were sourced from reputable dealers and auction houses over some 25 years. Available exclusively on our website now, each coin comes with the collector’s label, along with any other previous tickets. (FortD)
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