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HM32340

Scotland, Charles I Thirty-Shillings, first coinage, mm thistle

Regular price £1,500
Regular price Sale price £1,500

Scotland, Charles I (1625-49),silver Thirty Shillings, first coinage (1625-34), James VI as horseman right with upright sword, inner and outer borders, ground line below, initial mark large thistle legend surrounds CAROLVS DG MAG BRIT FRAN & HIB REX, no obverse stops,rev. crowned quartered shield of arms, QVÆ. DEVS. CONIVNXIT. NEMO. SEPERAT, weight 14.73g (Burns 2, fig. 997; Bull 2/l9; SCBI 35 [Scottish], 1412; SCBI 70 [National Museum of Scotland], 135ff). Dies somewhat weakly engraved, a fetching specimen utilising the horseman of James I, very fine, rare.

The Latin legends translate as "Charles by the grace of God, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland" on the obverse, and "What God hath joined together, let no man put asunder" on the reverse, a Psalm taken from the Bible.

Provenance:

Ex Stephen Harvey - Numismatist of Beverley Hills, California, stock list March 2013

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