Lot Archive


№ 848


21 March 1995

Hammer Price:

James V (1513-1542), Second Coinage, Third-Groat, Edinburgh, class IV, bust with pointed nose, no chain, decorated crown arch, reads SCOTORV, 0.83 gms (Stevenson IVd(ii), obverse die 14; S. 5380). Better than fine and clear, very rare

Bt. Format July 1986.
Only one other specimen from this obverse die known to Stevenson (
BNJ 1991, pl.9, no.14); the present specimen is in a much finer state of preservation