English, James I, 1603 to 1625. Silver shilling. Obverse die of 1604-5, reverse die of 1607.

Ancient Coins - English, James I, 1603 to 1625. Silver shilling.  Obverse die of 1604-5, reverse die of 1607.
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Denomination : Silver shilling.  Mint : London.

Date : 4th coinage of 1604 to 1619, using the 3rd bust style.    The obverse has initial mark lis, which was used in 1604 and 1605, but the reverse has initial mark grapes which was only used in 1607.   This is a rather unusual miss-match, but appears to date the coin to 1607.

Reference : Spink-2654.

Size : 30.7 x 32.5 mm.  Weight : 5.70 grams.

Grade : VF for wear, but this coin has be bent and creased, with a fairly signficant crack along the crease.

Obverse : Head of James right, with IACOBVS D G ANG FRA ET HIB REX around (meaning JAMES BY THE GRACE OF GOD , ENGLAND, FRANCE AND IRELAND, KING), with the lis initial mark just before the inscription.

Reverse : Long cross through a shield, with QVAE DEVS CONJVNXIT NEMO SEPARAT (meaning WHAT GOD HAS JOINED TOGEATHER, LET NO MAN PUT ASUNDER), with the grape cluster initial mark before the inscription.

Price SKU: vcoin4486
US$ 115.00
  • € 99.04
  • £ 88.27
  • AUD 156.43
  • CHF 115.00
  • CAD 152.42

Rates for: 07/18/18

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