12 - 14 July 2000
James I, second coinage, Crown, m.m. escallop, king on horseback right, rev. square garnished shield (FRC VI/XI; N.2097; S.2652), lightly double struck on obverse, good fine and a very rare m.m.
Sir F S Powell, Bt., Sotheby, 9 December 1929, lot 98
V J E Ryan, Glendining, 22 January 1952, lot 1042
Bought Baldwin, July 1961
Of 112 James I second coinage crowns which have appeared on the market over the last forty years, 59 are m.m. lis, 25 m.m. rose, 15 m.m. escallop and 13 m.m. grapes
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