Silver coin; Denomination: Halfgroat
Edinburgh mint
David II (1329-1371)

David II introduced this denomination to Scotland following the model of Edward III of England. The halfgroat was a 2 pence coin.

Obverse Description

At centre within beaded circle and a broken tressure of six arches, crowned head of the King facing left with sceptre at left; around, + DAVID DEI GRA REX SCOTORVM

Reverse Description

Long cross with five pointed mullet in each angle; around in two concentric circles, inner, VILLA EDINBVRGh; outer DNS PROSECTOR (sic) MEVS (translation, God is my protector).

Edge Description


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