Irish Coin Daily: Silver Sixpence, James I (2nd Irish Coinage) mm Rose (1605/6)


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Date: c. 1605-06

Ireland, James I (1603-25), Sixpence, 2.22g, m.m. rose, mag brit, first bust right, rev. tveatvr etc, crowned harp (S.6517), attractively toned, good fine

Description:

James I, second (silver) coinage, Sixpence.

Attractively toned, good fine.

  • Weight: 2.22g
  • Mintmark: Rose (1605/6)
  • S.6517

Obverse:

  • First bust, facing right
    • Legend:
      • IACOBVS D G MAG BRIT FRA ET HIB REX
    • Translation:
      • James by the Grace of God King of Great Britain, France and Ireland

Reverse:

  • Crowned harp
    • Legend:
      • TVEATVR VNITA DEVS
    • Translation:
      • God protect the Union

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Anglo-Norman
    • House of Stuart
  • James I (1603-1626)
  • Hammered

 

 

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