Billon coin; Denomination: Plack
James V (1513-1542)
The plack was current at 4 pence Scottish for this issue.
At centre within a beaded circle, a shield within a tressure of three arches, crown in each arch; on shield, Scottish lion rampant; around, IACOBVS DEI GRA REX SCOTORV
At centre within a beaded circle, a floreate cross fourchee with open compartment at centre enclosing a star; alternate crowns and saltires in arched angles; around, + VILLA DE EDINBVRG
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
25 mm (Outside Diameter), 2.39 g (Weight)
[Book] 2003. Coins of Scotland Ireland and the Islands., cf Spink 5381 Pages
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.