Scotland. Mary & Francis Testoon. 1560
James IV (1567-1625) Revaluation of 1578
Spink 5418. Host coin.
Grade: "Good very fine"
Description: Second period Group II, Edinburgh mint.
Crowned coat-of-arms, cross to left, X to right legend surrounds FRAN ET MA DG RR FRANCO SCOTER Q. Reverse, crowned FM monogram, crowned lis to left, crowned thistle to right, reads VICIT LEO TRIBV IVDA 1560, countermark in left field. 5.89g.
Some uneven tone and a little weakness, but well centered strike and clear details in the legends. Rare.
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