Billon coin; Denomination: 1/2 Bawbee
The bawbee was current at 3 pence.
At centre within a beaded circle, crowned thistle dividing M R; around, + MARIA D G R SCOTORV
At centre within a beaded circle, voided cross of St. Andrew (sometimes described as voided plain saltire cross) with crown at centre, below, cinquefoil; around, (mm. uncertain) [OPPIDVM] EDINBVRGI (N retrograde)
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
Type of item
17 mm (Outside Diameter), 0.74 g (Weight)
[Book] 2003. Coins of Scotland Ireland and the Islands., Spink 5436 Pages