James I Shilling first coinage
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James I (1603-25), silver Shilling, first coinage (1603-04), second crowned bust right, value behind, Latin legend and beaded borders surrounding both sides, mint mark thistle both sides, IACOBVS D; G; ANG; SCO; FRA; ET. HIB; REX.,
Reverse, quartered shield of arms, Latin legend and beaded borders surrounding both sides, .EXVRGAT. DEVS. DISS
weight 5.6g (N.2073; S.2646). Toned evenly, excellent detail on bust. Some very faint scratching over bust on visible holding coin in certain angles.