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Scotland Half Merk 1636

$1,002

Rare Scottish Half Merk 1636.

SKU: 10429 Category:

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SCOTLAND - CHARLES I, 1625-1649.

Second coinage (Briot's hammered issue, 1636).

Half merk, (6 shillings and 8 pence), Crowned bust, VI/8 behind, reverse Crowned arms. S-5546.

Obverse legend:  CAROLVS · D · G · SCOT : ANG : FR : & · HIB · R ·

(Charles, by the Grace of God, King of Scotland, England, France and Ireland.)

Reverse: CHRISTO A VSPICE REGINO

No mint mark, 3.25g, 26.5mm max.

Portrait weak, otherwise aVF and toned.

Provenance:

R.C. Lockett collection. Part 1, Glendining, 18-19 June 1957, lot 415 (part).

N. Ashesson Collection, J.K.R. Murray Collection, Spink Auction 57, 29th April 1987, lot 339 (part). M and Elizabeth Stewart collection D.N.W. Auction 104, 5th December 2012 lot 680, D.N.W. Auction 181, lot 118, 16th September 2020.


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