15 March 2001
James VI, Twenty shillings, fourth coinage, 1582, half length figure of king in armour left, holding sword, rev. crowned shield between I R and mark of value (S.5489), well struck, attractively toned, almost extremely fine, an exceptional example
Dundee Collection, Spink and Bowers & Ruddy, 19 February 1976, lot 257
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