Auction: 22027 - The "Ellerby Area" Hoard of English Gold Coins
The Remarkable "Ellerby Area" Hoard of English Gold Coins (1610-1727) | James I (1603-1625), Second Coinage, Crown Gold Issues [.917 Fine], Unite, 16 November 1616 - 15 May 1618, Tower, (m.m.)• IACOBVS .' D .' G .' MA .' BRI .' FRA .' ET .' HI .' REX • fifth crowned bust right, wearing plain armour, holding orb and shouldering sceptre, rev. (m.m.)• FACIAM . EOS . IN •GENTEM • VNAM • [sic] crowned and garnished shield of arms, the stops somewhat misplaced, I-R at sides, 9.91g, 6h, m.m. book on lectern  over tun  / book on lectern (PAS: YORYM-18E848 = BM 2019 T668/8 this coin; Lingford II, 949; Schneider I, 29; North 2085; Spink 2620), slightly wavy flan resulting in softness to portrait otherwise lustrous on a neat round flan, a bolder fine to approaching very fine, a very rare pyx mark, with NGC 'Ellerby' Certification (#6380983-008)
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