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Coin - Penny, James III, Scotland, circa 1482 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 1735

Summary:
Silver coin; Denomination: Penny
Edinburgh Mint
James III (1460 - 1488)

The penny was current at 3 pence Scots
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 13 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 0.450 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: coin-penny, james 111 scotland
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain - Scotland
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: hammered
DateEra: circe 1482 AD
Denomination: 1 Penny
Obverse Description: At centre witin a circle of beads, a crowned head of the King facing; around, + IACOB [VS DE]I GRA RE[X]
Reverse Description: Long cross patteewith mullet of five points and three pellets in alternating angles; around outside a circle of beads; [VIL]LA EDE[INBOVR]
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King James III, Scotland, Great Britain
Mint: Edinburgh (Mint)
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Coins of Scotland Ireland and the Islands, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2003, Spink 5283 Pages

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