James I gold Halfcrown, second coinage

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James I gold Halfcrown, second coinage

James I (1603-25), gold Halfcrown, second coinage, initial mark plain cross (1618-19), fifth crowned bust right, beaded circle and legend surrounding, +.I'. D'. G'. ROSA'. SINE'. SPINA. rev. crowned quartered shield of arms, beaded circle and legend surrounding, +. TVEATVR. VNITA.DEVS. 1.17g (Schneider --; N.2095; S.2631). Weak in parts, with a great portrait, a bold very fine.

Provenance:
Ex Glendining, 12th October 1994, lot 206.
Ex Colin Adams Collection of Halfcrowns, Spink Coin Auction, 1st December 2012, lot 34.

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