Summary

Gold coin; Denomination Demy
Edinburgh Mint (possible)
James I (1406-1437)

The demy was current at 9 shillings. Its name is thought to be derived from it having the same value in Scotland as the English Half-Noble.

Obverse Description

At centre within a circle of beads, on a lozenge shaped shield, lion rampant to left; around, crown, IACOBVS DEI GRACIA REX SCOT

Reverse Description

At centre within a circle of beads, an orle of six arches with flowers (or quatrefoils) in curves and lis on points; within, cross of St. Andrew between two lis; in centre of cross, I; around, + SALVVM FAC OPVLVM TVVM DN (translation, O Lord save Thy people)

Edge Description

Plain

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