15 March 2001
James I, Lennox Farthings (3), type 3c, crown on two sceptres, with five jewels on circlet, privy mark above crown only, first with ball but legend reads BRIT:, second with cross flory fitchee, with BRIT legend, third with mascle but struck off-centre with part of next coin on strip intruding, rev. crowned harp, with eagle's head, (cf.Peck 64, 68, 81; S.2679), first fine, second cleaned, very fine, both seemingly unrecorded, extremely rare, last good fine and unusual (3)
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