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ID:     77001704
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Western Europe
Region:     Scotland
City:     Regal Coinage, Scotland
Issuer:     James V
Date Ruled:     1513-1542 AD
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Groat
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 1526-1539
Weight:     2.61 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     IΛCOBVS S DEI GRΛ REX SCOTOR
Obverse Description:     Crowned bust right, crown with double arches; double annulet stops
Reverse Legend:     VILLΛ EDINBRVGhX
Reverse Description:     Pointed royal shield over cross fourchÉe; double annulet stops
Mint:     Edinburgh
Primary Reference:     Burns fig. 725
Reference2:     SCBI 35 (Ashmolean & Hunterian), 910-2
Reference3:     SCBC 5376
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=116127
Grade:     Superb EF, toned
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 1704 An exceptional portrait. Ex Lucien LaRiviere Collection (Spink 179, 29 March 2006), lot 88; Sotheby’s (13 February 1986), lot 254.