Billon coin; Denomination: Bawbee
The bawbee was current at 6 pence.
At centre within a beaded circle, crowned thistle dividing M R; around, + MARIA D G R SCOTORVM
At centre within a beaded circle, voided cross of St. Andrew (sometimes described as voided plain saltire cross) with crown at centre, pierced cinquefoils at sides; around, (mm. lis) OPPIDVM EDINBVRGI (N retrograde)
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
Type of item
22 mm (Outside Diameter), 1.98 g (Weight)
[Book] 2003. Coins of Scotland Ireland and the Islands., Spink 5433 Pages