Coin - Groat, James V, Scotland, 1526-1539 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 1746

Silver coin; Denomination: Groat
Edinburgh mint
James V (1513-1542)

The groat was current at 1 shilling and 6 pence Scots
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 26 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.701 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Eugene von Guerard Collection, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain - Scotland
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: hammered
DateEra: 1526-1539 AD
Denomination: Groat
Obverse Description: At centre within a beaded circle, crowned bust of the King facing right; around, + IACOBVS 5 DEI GRA REX SCOTORV
Reverse Description: Shield bearing arms of Scotland over long cross fourchee; around, + OPPIDV EDINBURGI
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King James V, Scotland, Great Britain, 1526-1539
Mint: Edinburgh (Mint), Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain, 1526-1539
  1. [Book], Coins of Scotland Ireland and the Islands, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2003, Spink 5378 Pages
  2. [Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.

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