Silver coin; Denomination: Groat
Edinburgh mint
James III (1460 - 1488)

The groat was a 1 shilling and 2 pence coin for this issue.

Obverse Description

Within a beaded circle, crowned bust of the King facing three-quarters to left, annulet in circle behind head; around, IACOBVS DEI GRACIA REX SCOT

Reverse Description

Long cross pattee with crown and three pellets with annulet in alternate angles; around in two concentric circles, inner, + VILLA EDINBVG; outer, + DNS PROTECTOR ME ET ORV (translation, God is my defender and (ORV?) )

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