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James I Shilling mintmark lis
James I (1603-25), silver Shilling, third coinage (1619-25), sixth crowned bust right, value behind, Latin legend and beaded borders surrounding both sides, initial mark lis (1623-24) both sides, .IACOBVS. D: G: MAG: BRI: FRA: ET. HI: REX, rev. quartered shield of arms, QVÆ DEVS CONIVNXIT NEMO SEPARET, weight 6.00g (N.2124; S.2668). Slightly double struck, toned, good very fine.
The abbreviated Latin legends translate as on the obverse, "James, by the grace of God, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland," and on the reverse "What God hath joined together let no man put asunder."
Ex Robinson Collection, St James Auction 1, 13th October 2004, lot 152.