Return to full list

Scotland, James IV Heavy Halfgroat

ID Number: 5680
Category: World & US Coins
Catalogue Number: S.5335
Grade: VF substantial fragment
Weight: 1.05 g., 18 mm.
Date: 1489 - c.1496
Mint: Edinburgh
Denomination: Silver halfgroat
Pedigree: ex Jasper Burns
Ruler: James IV, 1488-1513
Price: $800.
Additional Details
Scotland, James IV, 1488-1513.  Heavy coinage of 1489 - c.1496.  Silver Halfgroat, S.5335, 1.05 g., 18 mm.  Facing bust w crown of 5 fleurs. Q at end of legend.  Rx. Crowns and 3 pellets and an annulet, alternating quadrants of cross with no lis.  Reverse as S.5332, w addition of a single annulet w each of the alternating 3 pellets.

Very Fine for wear.  A substantial fragment, say 70%, showing the full bust, and the surrounding obv legend boldly and plainly.  The reverse complete inner circle w devices.  An extremely rare denomination.  $800.
Obverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
Reverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
Contact Us
If you would like additional information about this coin, please contact us, using the form below. We will respond to you as soon as possible.