Scotland, David II silver Penny

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Scotland, David II silver Penny

Scotland, David II (1329-71), silver Penny, first coinage, second issue (c.1351-57), probably minted at Edinburgh, crowned youthful head left, sceptre head with handle before, beaded circles and small letter legend surrounding, +DAVID. DEI. GRACIA, rev. long cross, six pointed pierced mullet in each angle, REX SCO TTO RVM, weight 1.16g (Burns 23, fig.244; S.5088). Attractively toned, some die clashing, otherwise almost extremely fine and appealing.

The Latin legends translate as "David, by the grace of God" on the obverse and "King of the Scottish" on the reverse.

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