Lot 3183: English Stuart Coins - James I - Thistle Penny
December 10, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1604-1619 AD. Second coinage. Obv: rose with I D G ROSA SINE SPINA legend and '0' mintmark. Rev: thistle with TVEATVR VNITA DEVS legend and uncertain mintmark. S. 2661 variant (mintmark); N. 2106/2. 0.42 grams. . The obverse mintmark is clearly '0' and this mark is only known for coins of Elizabeth I dating to 1600, two years before her death; the rose/thistle type penny was not issued under Elizabeth and the type was not issued under James until his second coinage, from 1604. Worthy of research. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Very fine. The mintmark not recorded for James I.