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Auction: 22027 - The "Ellerby Area" Hoard of English Gold Coins
Lot: 5

The Remarkable "Ellerby Area" Hoard of English Gold Coins (1610-1727) | Scotland, James VI and I (1603-1625), Post-Union, Type II, Tenth Coinage, Scotch Double-Crown of Six-Pounds, 1609-1625, Edinburgh, (m.m.) • IACOBVS • D • G • MAG • BRIT • FRAN & • HIB • REX • King half-length right wearing Scottish crown, rev. (m.m.) HENRICVS • ROSAS • REGNA • IACOBVS • crowned shield dividing I-R, Scotch arms in first and fourth quarters, scroll-topped harp with five strings, 4.88g, 4h, m.m. thistle (PAS: YORYM-18E848 = BM 2019 T668/31 this coin; Burns, pp. 434; SCBI 35, 1354 same dies; Lingford II, 867 same dies; J K R Murray 28 same dies; LaRiviere 159 same dies; Spink 5466), traces of doubling and crimping to flan, otherwise lustrous and hints of orange tone to peripheries, approaching very fine, extremely rare and very seldom encountered at auction, with NGC 'Ellerby' Certification (#6380983-031)

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