JAMES I GOLD HAMMERED LAUREL

JAMES I GOLD HAMMERED LAUREL

Code: 10539

£2,950.00
 

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: FRA: 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, with a deep red golden tone, slight waviness in left field on the obverse, otherwise good very fine.