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87002126

A Group of LaRiviere Pieces

CNG 87, Lot: 2126. Estimate $15000.
Sold for $13000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SCOTLAND. James V. 1513-1542. AV Two-third ducat (20mm, 3.69 g, 2h). Bonnet type. Edinburgh mint; mm: lis. Dated 1540. IACOBVS · D · G · R · SCOTORVM · 1·5·40, bearded bust right, wearing bonnet / HONOR · REGIS · IVDICIVM · DILIGIT, crowned royal coat-of-arms; I to left of shield, 5 to right. Burns 1 (fig. 755); SCBI 35 (Ashmolean & Hunterian) 906-7 (same dies); SCBC 5374. VF. Very rare.


Ex Lucien LaRiviere Collection (Spink 179, 29 March 2006), lot 86; purchased from Spink, 19 November 1981; Harold S. Bareford Collection (Stack’s, 22 October 1981), lot 605; Burdette G. Johnson Collection (H.M.F. Schulman, 26 April 1951), lot 983; L.E. Bruun Collection (Part I, Sotheby 18 May 1925), lot 910.