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10901033
CNG 109, Lot: 1033. Estimate $500.
Sold for $575. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SCOTLAND. James VI. 1567-1625. AR Ryal (43mm, 30.44 g, 4h). First coinage, “Sword Dollar” issue countermarked for revaluation of 1578. Edinburgh mint. Dated 1567. Crowned royal coat-of-arms; crowned I R across field / Upright sword surmounted by crown; hand pointing toward XXX (mark of value); 15 67 across field; c/m: crowned thistle. For host coin: Burns 1 and fig. 921; SCBC 5472; for c/m: SCBC p. 70. Host coin Near VF; c/m Good VF, toned.


From the Dr. William E. Triest Collection.