King James I Silver Shilling

King James I Silver Shilling

Code: 11739

£165.00 Approx $208.33, €192.76

This is a nice silver shilling of King James Ist, First Coinage, Thistle mm, struck at London in 1603 - 1604. Second bust beard appears to merge with collar.

Obverse: IACOBVS·D·G·ANG·SCO·FRA·ET·HIB·REX,  ( "James by the Grace of God King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland") 2nd crowned bust of King James I right, mintmark 'Thistle'.

Reverse: EXVRGAT DEVS DISSIPENTVR INIMICI  May God rise up, may [his] enemies be scattered Quartered shield of arms within, legend around.


CULTURE: Stuart England

MONARCH: King James Ist

DATE: 1603 - 1625 AD (this coin minted in 1603 - 1604 AD)


SIZE: 30.57mm diameter

WEIGHT: 5.96 grams


PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection Montgomeryshire, United Kingdom.