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10301230

Ex LaRiviere and Lingford Collections

CNG 103, Lot: 1230. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $3000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SCOTLAND. James VI. 1567-1625. AR Sixty Shillings – Crown Sterling (46mm, 30.41 g, 1h). Tenth coinage. Edinburgh mint; im: thistle. Struck 1609-1625. (thistle) · IACOBVS · D · G · MAG · BRIT · FRAN · & · HIB’ · REX ·, James VI, crowned and wearing armor, right on caparisoned horse, holding raised sword and reins / (thistle) · QVÆ · DEVS · CONIVNXIT · NEMO · SEPARET ·, coat-of-arms with arms of Scotland in first and fourth quarters. Burns 1 (Fig. 983 – same rev. die); SCBI 35 (Ashmolean & Hunterian), 1369 (same rev. die); SCBC 5502. Good VF, toned, a few light scratches and areas of weakness.


From the Arthur M. Fitts III Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 78 (14 May 2008), lot 2183; Lucien LaRiviere Collection (Spink 179, 29 March 2006), lot 197; Glendining (2 November 1983), lot 136; Lingford Collection (Glendining, 24 October 1950), lot 72.