JAMES I GOLD LAUREL

JAMES I GOLD LAUREL

Code: 10506

£3,750.00
 

James I Gold Laurel of Twenty Shillings
Third coinage (1619-25), 
Obverse: Fourth laureate and draped bust facing left, small ties at rear of bust, X X value behind, mint mark Lis, with Latin legend and beaded borders surrounding: ⚜IACOBVS D: G: MAG: BRI: FRAN: ET HIB: REX
Reverse: Long cross fourchee over crowned quartered shield of arms, terminal mark lis, no punctuation, Latin legend and beaded borders surrounding: FACIA MEOSIN GENTEM VNAM ⚜
9.1 grams, 35 mm in diameter.
S.2638B
Struck on an unusually large very full flan, lightly toned and a little double struck, otherwise a bold good very fine.