Gold coin; Denomination: Crown
Edinburgh mint
James V (1513-1542), Second Coinage

The crown was current at 20 shillings

Obverse Description

At centre within a beaded circle, crowned shield bearing Scottish arms (rounded base) with cross of St. Andrew on either side; around, (mm. mullet) IACOBVS 5 DEI GRA REX SCOTORVM

Reverse Description

Within a beaded circle, cross fleury with quatrefoil at centre, thistle in each angle; around, (mm. crown) CRVCIS ARMA SEQVAMVR (translation, Let us follow the arms of the cross)

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