Scotland, Charles I Twelve-Shillings, type I, third coinage by Briot

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Scotland, Charles I Twelve-Shillings, type I, third coinage by Briot

Scotland, Charles I (1625-49), silver Twelve Shillings, Third Coinage (1637-42), type I, milled issue by Nicholas Briot with B at end of legend both sides, crowned and draped bust left to bottom of coin, value XII behind head, inner beaded circle legend and outer beaded circle surrounding both sides, legend commences bottom left, CAR. D: G. MAG. BRIT. FRAN. ET. HIB. REX. B, rev. crowned quartered shield of arms, crowned C over lozenge to left, crowned R over lozenge to right, inner beaded circle legend and outer beaded circle surrounding both sides, legend commences upper right, QVÆ. DEVS. CONIVNXIT. NEMO. SEPARET, small B over left side of crown, weight 5.92g (Burns 7 fig.1007; S.5558). Toned almost extremely fine and pleasing.

The abbreviated Latin legends translate as on the obverse "Charles 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," taken from the Bible.

CM06182

£1,500
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