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1606-1607 James I Hammered Silver Shilling Tower Mint MM Escallop

1606-1607 James I Hammered Silver Shilling Tower Mint MM Escallop Obverse

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£425.00
A hammered silver Shilling of king James the First with an Escallop mint mark. This tells us that it was struck at the Tower mint of London in 1606 or 1607. From James’ second coinage issue (1604 to 1619), the obverse features the fourth type crowned bust, facing right, identified by plainer armour and a double arched crown. The reverse shows a large shield of royal arms within a beaded circle. James I’s accession to the English throne in 1603 brought about the union of the English and Scottish crowns, reflected in his arms and the reverse legend. Translated, this reads ‘What God has joined together let no man put asunder’. Spink 2655, North 2100.
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Obverse

Crowned and draped fourth type bust, facing right: noticeably plainer armour and double arched crown. XII behind for denomination. Enclosed within a beaded circle. Legend around: '· IACOBVS · D . G . MAG : BRIT : FRA : ET · HIB : REX ·'. Mint mark: Escallop. 

Reverse

Large quartered square topped shield of royal arms within a beaded circle. Legend around: '· QUAE · DEVS · CONIVNXIT · NEMO · SEPARET ·'. Mint mark: Escallop.

Grade

GVF - A good full flan and weight, excellent bust details and obverse tone, reverse shows some evidence of double striking and a somewhat patchy tone: otherwise good Very Fine.

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