James I Halfpenny mintmark mullet

James I Halfpenny mintmark mullet

James I (1603-25), silver Halfpenny, second coinage (1604-19), rose with outer beaded border surrounding, rev. thistle, mint mark mullet over bell above (1611-12), outer beaded border surrounding, weight 0.22g (N.2107; S.2663). Dark tone, good very fine, rare.

The abbreviated Latin legends translate as on the obverse, "James, by the grace of God, a rose without a thorn," and on the reverse "May God guard these united."



Purchased from A H Baldwin and Sons Ltd, Spring 2007.


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