Silver coin; Denomination: Shilling
Tower Mint, London
King James I (1603-1625)

A shilling is a 12 pence coin

Obverse Description

Within an inner beaded circle, a crowned bust of the King facing right; behind, the Roman numeral XII; around, (mm lis) IACOBVS D G ANG SCO FRA ET HIB REX

Reverse Description

Within a beaded circle a square topped shield quartered with the combined arms of England and France (1 & 4), Scotland (2) and Ireland (3); around, (mm. lis) EXVRGAT DEVS DISSIPENTVR INIMICI (translation, Let God arise and let his enemies be scattered).

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