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GM23870

Scotland, Charles I Three-Shillings, fourth coinage of 1642

Regular price £500
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Scotland, Charles I (1625-49), silver Three Shillings, fourth coinage (1642), crowned bust left, thistle in field behind, linear circle and legend surrounding commencing at top, CAR. D. G. SCOT. ANG. FRAN. & HIB. R., rev. crowned quartered shield of arms in which Scottish lion features twice, .SALVS.REIP. SVPR. LEX., weight 1.63g (Burns 67, fig.1029; S.5592). Toned with slight bend in flan at top, some light adjustment marks both sides, very fine and rare.

The abbreviated Latin legends translate as on the obverse "Charles by the Grace of God, King of Scotland, England, France and Ireland" and on the reverse "The safety of the State is the supreme law."

Provenance:

Ex Mark Rasmussen Numismatist, list 32, 2019, item 262.

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