SCOTLAND, JAMES VI SIXTY SHILLINGS
James VI of Scotland (I of England) Sixty Shillings, 1567-1625
After the accession to the English throne
Obverse: Armoured King James VI on horseback facing right, holding sword upright, mint mark thistle with beaded inner circle and latin legend surrounding: IACOBVS · D · G · MAG · BRIT · FRAN · & · HIB · REX ·
Reverse: square topped shield, Scottish lion in second quarter, with beaded inner circle and latin legend surrounding: QVÆ · DEVS · CONIVNXIT · NEMO · SEPARET ·QVÆ · DEVS · CONIVNXIT · NEMO · SEPARET ·
29.8 grams, 45 mm in diameter.
Struck on a large full round flan with a pleasing old cabinet tone, better than very fine for the issue, a scarce example.