JAMES I, GOLD UNITE, SECOND COINAGE

JAMES I, GOLD UNITE, SECOND COINAGE

Code: 10584

£3,750.00
 

James I Hammered Gold Unite of Twenty Shillings
Second coinage (1604-19) 
Mint mark Plain Cross on both sides, (1618-19)
Obverse: Third crowned armoured half-length bust facing right, holding orb and sceptre, with beaded circles and Latin legend surrounding: IACOBVS. D;G; MA; BRI; FRA; ET; HI; REX.
Reverse: Crowned quartered shield of arms, I to left, R to right, with Latin legend surrounding: FACIAM. EOS. IN. GENTEM. VNAM.
10. Grams, 37 mm in diameter.
Schneider 27; N.2084; S.2619 
Struck on a large full size flan from slightly worn dies, minor flaw by the orb, otherwise a bold good very fine with fully original lustrous surfaces.