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87002127
CNG 87, Lot: 2127. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SCOTLAND. Mary. 1542-1567. AR One-third ryal (32mm, 9.94 g, 9h). Edinburgh mint; mm: -/thistle. Dated 1565. · MARIA · ET · HENRIC9 · DEI · GRA · R · ET · SCOTORVM ·, crowned royal coat-of-arms; thistles flanking shield / · EXVRGAT · DEVS · ET · DISSIPENTVR · INIMICI · EIVS ·, tortoise climbing crowned palm tree decorated with banner inscribed DAT GLORIA VIRES; date across field. Burns 17 (fig. 910); SCBI 35 (Ashmolean & Hunterian) 1129-30; SCBC 5427. VF, toned.


Ex Lucien LaRiviere Collection (Spink 179, 29 March 2006), lot 126; purchased from C. Wolfe, 5 November 1981.